Biren Katzman

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Generated 4 days ago

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  • 7 Mistakes To Avoid After an Accident

    If you have been involved in an accident, you know how traumatizing and overwhelming the experience can be. The chaos caused by the sudden and unexpected events often makes it difficult for individuals to think on the spot about the necessary steps to ensure that the aftermath is not just as harrowing. To avoid making mistakes if you are in an accident, familiarize yourself with these ...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Tips to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents this Summer

    According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 2 out of 3 people will be affected by drunk driving within their lifetime. In addition to the loss of life, and irreversible injuries these accidents often inflict, there is also an economic cost. In the U.S., the economic toll for drunk driving related deaths and injuries amounts to approximately $52 billion annually. With summer fast...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • How Long Should an Injury Settlement Take?

    Every case will run its own course. Small injury cases have a better chance of settling without litigation. Catastrophic injury cases almost never settle without litigation, unless the case is worth more than the defendant's available insurance limits. Timing of settlement is controlled exclusively by the insurance company as they hold the key to the insurance policy purse strings. No o...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Uber Accidents - Who is Liable for Your Damages?

    Over the past two years, a few different studies have indicated that ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, rapidly gained in popularity, devastating taxi companies by taking a huge chunk of their market. With the widespread use of this service, however, the potential for being involved in a ride-share accident has also increased. What does this mean for individuals who are invo...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Motel Sued for Facilitation of Ongoing Criminal Activity

    This month, the Roosevelt Inn, a roadside motel located in northeast Philadelphia, was targeted in a sex trafficking case. The lawsuit alleges that the hotel’s owners and staff leased rooms to a 14-year-old girl’s traffickers, profiting off their abuse and making no attempts to stop it. The girl’s abusers were convicted and sent to prison, but her lawyers and family believe they can ho...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Legal Eligibility for Wrongful Death Claims

    When an individual dies as a result of a wrongful act or negligence, this is considered a wrongful death in the state of California. The wrongful act or negligence can be committed by either an entity or another individual. Unlike a criminal case, a wrongful death claim results in monetary damages paid out to heirs of the decedent. However, all states govern wrongful death claims with ...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Insurance Coverage, Hit and Run Accidents, and Your Rights

    Generally, a hit and run accident is defined as a driver crashing their vehicle into another vehicle, a pedestrian, or onto private property, and leaving the scene of the accident without stopping, filing a report, rendering aid if necessary, or providing insurance information. This act is considered a crime in all 50 states and, depending on the circumstances, may be considered a misd...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • How much is a Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuit Worth?

    There are no determinate values for a spinal cord injury lawsuit since injuries vary in degrees of severity, affecting individuals in a number of different ways. Many serious spinal cord injuries, especially those involving surgery, can cause lifelong disabilities and, as such, it is not uncommon for an experienced attorney to secure compensation in excess of $1 million for these types...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • How Long do I Have to File an Injury Lawsuit?

    If you’ve been injured in an accident and have grounds to take legal action and pursue compensation, it’s important that you think of the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit. If you miss the window of time given to file a lawsuit, you may be denied to seek justice for the injuries you’ve sustained from your accident. In this blog, our Los Angeles personal injury attorney explai...

  • National Safety Council Data Report Reveals a Continued Increase in Crash Fatalities

    In 2016, a data report was released by the National Safety Council (NSC), which revealed that 38,300 people died in automobile crashes the previous year, marking the largest spike in crash fatalities in fifty years. At the time of the report’s release, it seemed that 2016 would only continue this upward trend in traffic deaths. Unfortunately, this fear is now a confirmed reality with t...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • Winter Motorcycle Safety Tips

    Many motorcycle owners and riders thoroughly enjoy the feeling of the wind hitting their face when taking on the open road. Once the cold winter air sets in, however, road conditions can take a turn and put motorists at risk for being involved in an accident. Even if you have motorcycle insurance, riding your motorcycle in the winter can be a dangerous endeavor. In this blog, our Los A...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • California's Most Dangerous Roads

    Not only is California one of the biggest states, but it is also one of the most populated. There are an estimated 29 million cars on our roads and highways, making accidents an inevitable occurrence. While accidents can occur anywhere, regardless of the time or place, there are several highways in California known for its inherent dangers. In this blog, we list some of the most danger...

  • Matthew B.F. Biren Honored with Twelfth Consecutive Selection to Super Lawyers

    We are proud to announce that Matthew B.F. Biren, attorney and founder of the Biren Law Group, has been selected for the 2017 Super Lawyers, marking his 12th consecutive year with this distinction. The multiphase selection process is done annually and on a state-by-state basis. Lawyers cannot nominate themselves or campaign. 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement...

  • Drone Delivery Services - A New Risk in Our Skies

    Drone services are quickly gaining traction as a delivery method. Receiving orders via machine is no longer a far-out idea, but rather something that is currently being tested out and, in some cases, put into practice. 7-Eleven, for example, carried out 77 flights in its drone delivery experiment in 2016 when it partnered up with drone maker Flirtey, servicing select customers that liv...

  • Drones - A New Danger to Look Out For?

    A groom is currently facing a lawsuit after two of his guests were hit in the head by a drone while dancing at the wedding reception. The event took place at Searles Castle in Windham, New Hampshire this past August and the drone was used to get the perfect birds eye view photos of the couple’s reception. However, the drone eventually crashed into the two dancing guests, injuring them ...

  • Distracted Driving - A Rising Problem

    During the past four decades, highway fatalities steadily decreased, with innovative solutions that kept drivers’ hands on the wheel rather than on their smartphones. However, this changed in 2015, which revealed the largest annual percentage increase in about fifty years, with this year promising to be significantly worse. Previously, drivers were mainly distracted by phone calls and ...

  • Biren Prominently Featured in Book

    Matthew B. F. Biren has recently had some of his most important work featured in the new book Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider’s Stand against the World’s Most Powerful Industry. In the book, author Andrew Nikiforuk highlighted an exceptionally triumphant case in which attorney Matthew B.F. Biren handled following an explosion on March 24, 1985, at the Ross Dress Less clothing...

  • Do Older Commercial Truck Drivers Pose a Danger?

    In today’s economy more and more individuals are working past the retirement age of 65, including truck drivers. In fact, there were more than 6,636 accidents involving elderly drivers in only 12 states, according to a CBS News analysis of crash data. With the industry’s shortage in truck drivers, trucking schools are actually making an effort to recruit seniors with the allure of good...

  • What Are Contingency Fees & How Do They Benefit You?

    A contingency fee is an agreement dictating that a law firm shall only receive payment should they win your case. If they lose your case, you are not obligated to pay them for their services. Contingency fees are beneficial for those who cannot afford to pay a lawyer’s hourly rate, allowing them to seek the best possible representation regardless of their financial status. Given that s...

  • Cycling in Los Angeles: Safety, Regulations, and Tips

    The densely populated urban make-up of Los Angeles can often make riding a bike a bit more tricky than most other areas, but cyclists and drivers of motor vehicles can work together to make the roads a safer place by understanding and observing the rules of the road, being alert, and being courteous in a potentially dangerous environment. For bicyclists, this means remembering that just...

  • A Guide to Los Angeles for Pedestrians: Safety Tips for Walkers

    While there is the common thought that Los Angeles is full of drivers and people who never want to walk, there are plenty of pedestrians walking the busy roads. It may not seem like it, but there are a number of areas with many businesses in the city that have been redeveloped to make them more pedestrian friendly. These include places such as Old Town Pasadena and Third Street Promena...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

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  • An Overview of California's Wrongful Death Law

    Reckless actions of any kind can lead to individuals sustaining serious injuries. Unfortunately, there are times when these types of actions can also lead to fatalities. In legal terminology, this is referred to as a wrongful death because it is a preventable action caused by negligence or an intentional act. A wrongful death lawsuit is brought forward by certain parties allowable unde...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

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  • Do High Temperatures Increase the Risk of Tire Blowout?

    Imagine you’re driving down the road on a hot summer day and all of a sudden, you tire blows out and you lose control of your vehicle. What happened? What could have caused it? While many of the common causes of tire blowouts include negligence on behalf of the tire manufacturers, there is one thing that not many people consider: heat. Extreme heat can cause a tire to blow out for a numb...

Biren Katzman

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 9 months ago

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