When you put an elder in the care of someone else, you want them to have the proper care. Elder abuse is more common than one would expect. Many elders feel that they can’t talk about any improper behavior as they feel more of their freedoms will be taken away or that they will suffer even worse consequences. Though a… Continue Reading.
San Jose is preparing to undertake a major overhaul downtown. The project is called Better BikewaySJ, a two-year project that will create more bike lanes, add traffic diverters and remove some parking spots in the downtown San Jose area. The protected biking lanes will be created in tandem with the city’s street repaving plans. The project’s goal is to slow… Continue Reading.
Distinguishing general damages from special damages in a San Jose personal injury lawsuit can seem a little confusing. Emotional distress may only occur in special cases, but property damage commonly occurs. It is a little less confusing if you think of “special damages” as “specific damages.” Special damages in San Jose personal injury lawsuits are specific and measurable and amount… Continue Reading.
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, within days. So, to miss… Continue Reading.
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. Call us at 480-780-2121, or… Continue Reading.
Needham Kepner & Fish LLP are finalists for the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association’s 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award tonight in Santa Clara California. Needham Kepner & Fish represented a man who was riding his bicycle to work and was struck by a vehicle that turned left through an intersection was controlled by a “keep clear” zone…. Continue Reading.
The fall season is a time that many in our area will celebrate a well-known, much loved holiday. Halloween is a day in which excited children dress up, show off their costumes and enjoy too many sweet treats. It is also a time when children are exposed to potential injury due to some increased risks and conditions that exist on… Continue Reading.
San Mateo Personal Injury and surrounding areas; Most of our clients were folks that were minding their own business and didn’t do anything wrong and suddenly they have been in a situation that caused an injury. We have been representing consumers in San Mateo and throughout San Francisco Bay Area for over 50 years. We handle cases like wrongful death,… Continue Reading.
Various San Jose California Police Department Traffic Enforcement Units, will be conducting Labor Day Weekend Sobriety/Driver License Checkpoints, and the California Highway Patrol will be on high alert this weekend regarding the same. Given that the Labor Day 3-day weekend is coming up, special DUI task forces will be patroling the roads and higways, looking for impaired drivers throughout this holiday weekend. These task forces will… Continue Reading.
Before hiring a lawyer the client should learn about the law firm’s reputation and credentials. Ask questions about the lawyers education, training and experience. Find out if the lawyer has handled cases similar to yours. Make sure you understand how you will be expected to pay the law film’s fees and costs. What would happen if your case is not… Continue Reading.