Pair of California Truck Accidents Leave 40 Injured in San Francisco

August 18th, 2014

Commercial trucks and buses are big and heavy, which makes them especially prone to causing serious damage when involved in collisions. Despite these dangers, these vehicles continue to cause crashes on a routine basis in Northern California and leave motorists suffering serious injuries. A pair of crashes involving commercial trucks and Muni Metro light-rail vehicles […]

Auto Accident Attorney Identifies 8 Roadway Construction Zones to Avoid

August 11th, 2014

You’ve been sitting in a line of cars for what seems like an eternity. Just when you think the line is beginning to move, a wave of red brake lights rolls down the line of cars in front of you and you’re halted once again. This frustrating situation can be all too familiar if you’ve […]

Veterans Will Receive Expedited Processing When They Apply for Disability

August 4th, 2014

As American combat campaigns continue to wind down in the Middle East, soldiers are returning home from service every day suffering from injuries and health conditions that prevent them from working. Many of these individuals should have access to both Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits and Veterans Disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans […]

How the Use of Antipsychotic Drugs is the Newest Form of Nursing Home Abuse

July 28th, 2014

Antipsychotic medications can be extremely beneficial in the treatment of certain mental health disorders, but new reports are showing these medications may be misused in nursing homes across the country as a means to restrain and control patients. In fact, the University of California-San Francisco found that as many as 1-in-5 patients in the nation’s […]

Family Sues to Recover Costs From Maritime Rescue

July 22nd, 2014

It’s no secret that being rescued at sea because of a boat accident or other emergency can be extremely costly; however, many sailors and citizens ask, “Who is responsible for covering these costs?” One family is working to hold their satellite phone provider liable for the estimated $660,000 it cost to pluck them from the […]

California Motorcycle Accident Claims One Life

July 7th, 2014

Riding motorcycles can be a fun and exciting hobby, but taking one of these machines on the streets comes with inherent dangers, especially in California. Data from the California Highway Patrol shows the state has seen a 175 percent increase in the number of California motorcycle accident fatalities that have been recorded in the last […]

Helping Our Community

July 2nd, 2014

As an office, we are eager to serve and be a part of the community around us. Recently, we had the opportunity to give back through two different events with local organizations. On June 21, we participated in Alameda’s Relay for Life, which took place at Encinal High School in Alameda. Berg Injury Lawyers joined together […]

Alameda 4th of July Events Expected To Bog Traffic, Increasing The Likelihood of California Car Accidents

June 30th, 2014

This coming Friday, our nation will celebrate its independence. That’s why there will be numerous events taking place across the city of Alameda—including a footrace and parade. The Alameda 4th of July Parade will kick off on Lincoln Avenue and will then travel Park Street and Otis Drive before turning onto Grand Street. Officials have […]

4 Ways California, and the Nation, Are Combating Drunk Driving

June 23rd, 2014

Drunk driving has reached epidemic levels in the United States today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 30 motorists are killed each day in our country as the result of crashes that are caused by a drunk driver. This disturbing statistic leaves many wondering what is being done to keep intoxicated […]

Trust Established to Cover Costs Associated with Defective Product Injuries

June 16th, 2014

The manufacturers of the products that are on the market in the United States today have a responsibility to test these items prior to their release to ensure safety. Any issues or problems that are discovered must then either be corrected or the product must carry a warning label describing the potential dangers to consumers. […]