1. It’s Important To Understand How a Wrongful Death Claim Works

    In the past, when someone died due to the negligence or irresponsibility of another person, there could be no legal action taken by the family, because the tort could only be brought before the court by the injured person, but since the injured person had ultimately passed away, their claim died with them. Fortunately, every state now has a wrongful death statute so that family members and heirs c…Read More

  2. Be Alert on the Roads This Holiday Season

    Traffic in the Los Angeles area is already thick enough during the first 11 months of the year, but when December arrives and holiday travelers hit the roads, it becomes even more of an issue. As you drive to and from houses of friends and family, it’s important to be alert and aware of all that is going on around you. Unfortunately, you can’t control what other drivers do, or what decisions t…Read More

  3. Crowded Shopping Malls Pose Definite Slip and Fall Hazards

    Now that Thanksgiving is behind us and the December holidays are fast approaching, more and more people will be heading to their local mall to find those perfect gifts. Stores are decorated with festive lights and colors, and people are hurrying here and there to find that next present. While the holidays are supposed to be fun and bright, there is an increased risk of slip and fall accidents duri…Read More

  4. Don’t Face an Uncertain Future Because of an Injury

    A serious injury that has left a person disfigured, impaired, or with internal organ issues, will often create uncertainty for that person’s future. They’re not sure if they’ll ever walk or drive again, or enjoy the things they loved to do. At Halpern & Associates, we don’t want any of our clients to face an uncertain future and that’s why, as a personal injury attorney, we do all we…Read More

  5. After Losing a Loved One, Come to Us For Help

    When you have lost a loved one due to devastating injuries they sustained in a car accident, construction incident, or a serious slip and fall, it can be difficult to see how you will be able to move on following their death. You want to feel secure, both emotionally and financially, but any sense of security seems to be very far away. As a wrongful death attorney in Los Angeles, we’ve handled m…Read More

  6. Proving a Negligence Tort in Your Slip and Fall Case

    As defined by Merriam-Webster, a tort is “an action that wrongly causes harm to someone, but that is not a crime and that is dealt with in a civil court.” As a slip and fall attorney in Los Angeles, it is our job to prove a negligence tort in all of our injury cases, showing that someone’s lack of care or irresponsibility led to our client’s injury. A slip and fall case is handled in civil…Read More

  7. Your Auto Accident Case is Unique

    Even though the team at Halpern & Associates has handled many auto accident injury cases, it doesn’t mean that we utilize a “one size fits all” approach. We understand that there are certain laws and legal precedents that apply to every case, but we treat each client as a unique individual and take every aspect of their accident into account. We won’t skip any details or treat any evid…Read More

  8. Do You Have Grounds for a Personal Injury Case?

    When you're involved in an accident, whether it's at work, at home, or in public, your first priority should always be attending to your injuries and seeking medical attention. After that, you can take the time to assess what led to the accident, and whether or not someone else was at fault. As a personal injury attorney in Los Angeles, we've met with plenty of clients that felt unsure that they h…Read More

  9. Don’t Be Concerned About Funeral Expenses

    Taking care of a loved one’s funeral expenses can be overwhelming, especially on top of the emotional distress you’re experiencing following a death in the family. If your spouse or child was killed because of the negligence of another person, it is possible to file a wrongful death claim and receive compensation for those funeral and burial expenses. At Halpern & Associates in Los Angeles…Read More

  10. Who Caused Your Bicycle Accident?

    Riding your bike, especially in a big city like Los Angeles, can help you save time and money, since you don’t have to rely on public transportation or buy gas for your car every week. However, with such a large number of vehicles on the roads and freeways, it’s important to be aware when riding your bike through traffic. At Halpern & Associates, we’ve handled many personal injury cases …Read More