Publication | Business Law Attorneys
Poole & Shaffery, LLP
Issue 75 | November 2022

Surviving the Survival Statute

Survival actions allow a decedent’s personal representative or successor in interest to effectively step into the shoes of the decedent to pursue a claim. In California, plaintiffs in a survival action filed before January 1, 2022 are precluded from seeking damages for pain, suffering or disfigurement.

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By:  Jaion Chung

Health Care Providers Must Provide Good Faith Estimate to Uninsured Plaintiffs

Lien-based treatment has become an ever-expanding practice amongst personal injury plaintiffs in California. The typical scenario usually involves a plaintiff hiring an attorney; that attorney referring the plaintiff out to their preferred lien-doctors; who then may in turn, refer the plaintiff out to further lien doctors.

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By:  Jason A. Benkner

FEATURED SETTLEMENT: City of Burbank Settles Case with Pedestrian Struck by Falling Tree for $10 Million

Dangerous Condition of Public Property - Flores, et al. v. City of Burbank, et al. (Los Angeles Super Ct. No. 19STCV02043)

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