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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Lawsuit Settlement?

There are very few absolutes in this world, but many would agree that among them are death, trouble and taxes. However, when it comes to a personal injury lawsuit settlement, is paying taxes an absolute certainty? Are Personal Injury Lawsuit Settlements Taxable? In many cases, under both federal and state law, a personal injury lawsuit…. Read More

Why Timing Is Important In Contacting A Lawyer When In An Accident

Timing is everything in reporting an accident. One major reason to report an accident, immediately, is video footage. Video is one of the most important tools used as evidence in accidents. One of the issues you run into when reporting an accident, too late, is the loss of this footage. Many security systems automatically erase footage,…. Read More

Auto Accidents and Providing Information To Insurance Companies

Before you provide any information to the other parties insurance company, STOP! Make it your business to contact Needham Kepner & Fish, LLP. We will guide you on the proper way to go about handling this issue, without hurting your case. Call us for a FREE consultation at 408-956-6949, or visit our site at nkf-law.com

Statute of Limitation with Accidents Involving Public Entities

If you or a loved one has been in an accident involving a public entity, contact us, IMMEDIATELY. You do not want to miss the opportunity to file your lawsuit. You have less time to file a lawsuit for an accident involving public entities than other cases. So, contact Needham Kepner & Fish, LLP., today….. Read More

Distractions May Have Caused Golden Gate Bridge Crashes

The Golden Gate Bridge has a new safety addition, but that same addition may be causing problems for drivers. The new safety feature is a movable traffic barrier that keeps cars from crossing over into oncoming traffic. The barrier was put in place in reaction to a tragic accident that occurred when a vehicle crossed…. Read More

Bulldozer injures man on construction site

Construction sites can be extremely dangerous, and many injuries within construction zones are inflicted on those that pass by. On January 15, a man that is reported to be 45-years old had his leg severely injured. The leg injury occurred within a construction zone as a bulldozer allegedly crushed his leg. The man is in…. Read More

New California Dog Law

Prior to this year, dogs were not allowed on outdoor patios of restaurants. Many restaurants allowed dogs regardless but were doing so against California health and safety laws. However, Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a law allowing dogs on the outdoor sections of restaurants if the owners of the restaurants wish to allow dogs, known…. Read More

Could Malpractice Reform Save the U.S. Health Care System?

Hundreds of thousands of people die every year from mistakes in a hospital yet lawmakers seek to take on tort reform. Lawmakers may find Tort reform appealing as it may lower medical costs across the board, but there are many factors to consider. If a doctor is performing surgery and makes a mistake that costs…. Read More

Tainted Bread in California Sickens More Than 40 People

Three Kings Day is supposed to be a religious celebration. Instead, it turned into a nightmare for more than 40 individuals this past holiday season. Our attorneys found that many people were coming into hospitals complaining of hallucinations, heart palpitations, and other conditions in Santa Ana. The commonality between all of these victims was a…. Read More





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