Month: January 2016

The Personal Injury Risks of Drones

According to the Consumer Technology Association, there were 400,000 drones sold during the 2015 holiday season. As of January 6, 2016, the drone registration program had received 181,000 registered drones.   This means more drones in the sky, and greater potential risks of personal injury. What are the personal injury

San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition: What to Expect in 2016

This year’s San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition is less than a month away, and we are excited to get started with one of the most exciting, annual student programs. What is the Mock Trial Competition? The San Diego Mock Trial Competition is part of a larger, statewide

Traffic Tickets: California Amnesty Program Now in Effect

If you have unpaid traffic and non-traffic infraction tickets, then you may be able to qualify for California’s new Amnesty Program. The Amnesty Program, which began in October 2015, helps some people reduce their traffic ticket fines or remove marks from their driving records. To qualify for the program, you

What is the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 2016?

Do you know California has a new law requiring police agencies to have a warrant to search your digital records? It’s called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, and it means your personal emails, texts, photos and physical location can only be accessed by law enforcement once they obtain a warrant.

Doctors Spending More to Avoid Medical Malpractice Liability

Medical malpractice liability payouts in California are capped at $250,000 for non-economic damages, yet doctors continue to spend more on patient tests to reduce their medical malpractice liability. A study by the British Medical Journal concluded that “medical doctors who spend more time, money and resources on patient tests and