BLAWG on personal injury law in Los Angeles.


Below you will find information on a variety of personal injury law topics from celebrity accidents, lawyers, cases, case law, appellate decisions, and more. Curated by Michael Ehline for Ehline Law, we are quickly becoming the most trusted and reliable source on all things negligence law. 


Sep 25, 2020

Sexual Grooming & Child Abuse

Sexual grooming is often the precursor to most of the cases where children are abused by adults. Sexual grooming is the process in which the perpetrator follows a certain method or ritualized pattern before committing a sexual crime.

Sep 25, 2020

Subrosa - Stopping Fraud Before it Begins

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What is Subrosa discovery? Does it apply to a personal injury claim? Ehline Law explains how to catch a crook.

Jul 31, 2020

Simple Ways For Business Owners To Reduce Personal Injury Claims Liability

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From the perspective of a PI attorney is how a business owner serving the public must look at owning and running a business. See ideas here to reducing risk.

Jul 31, 2020

Liability in Tenant Injuries

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A man who slipped on a wet floor beside a bright yellow caution sign holds his back in pain in Long Beach City.
Attorney Michael Ehline discusses landlord-tenant liability lawsuits in detail.

Jul 20, 2020

Understanding AVVO, Superlawyers, US News Rating Sites

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Attorney Michael Ehline explains whether or not your can trust sites like Avvo, Superlawyers, or US News Best Attorneys.

Jul 19, 2020

Experts and Injuries, Proving Your Causation, Liability, Damages

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The Griffin logo of Ehline Law Firm Los Angeles.
Understanding the necessity and types of experts needed to win a case is one thing that can help settle claims sooner rather than later.

Jul 18, 2020

What is a Life Care Planner?

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An expert witness is wearing blue surgical gloves examining the evidence with tweezers and red label.
Ehline Law discusses the importance, role, and significance of life care planners in accident and injury cases in Los Angeles, CA.

Jul 18, 2020

5 Tips for Choosing an Injury Attorney

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Client argument disagreement in the office with a retired older man yelling at a lawyer
The top 5 tips to help you in choosing the right personal injury attorney for your accident claims. From a real lawyer to you.

Jul 18, 2020

What Is The Difference Between an Attorney and Lawyer?

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Injury lawyer Michael Ehline of Ehline Law Firm.
Ever wonder what the difference was between a lawyer and an attorney? No need to wonder. Ehline Law uncovers the distinct differences of these legal terms.

Jul 17, 2020

What is a Demand for Preservation of Evidence Letter?

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Don't Tell Me Show Me Concept.
Evidence gathering also involved notifying potentially responsible parties to preserve evidence.

Jun 3, 2020

Is It Legal To Ride Bikes on Los Angeles Sidewalks?

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Where can you ride a bicycle?
Believe it or not, sometimes it is actually ok ride on sidewalks. But time, place, and manner restrictions do matter.

May 28, 2020

Buffett’s Support of Structured Settlements Signals Changes in Legal Landscape

Structured settlements have long been used by personal injury plaintiffs as a method of managing and increasing a settlement's value. Warren Buffet weighs in and supports them.

Mar 2, 2020

What is the Most Dangerous Form of Helicopter Travel?

Mr. Bryant was known to have used helicopters to commute around the traffic-congested Los Angeles area.

Jan 31, 2019

ID Theft Defined and Explained

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All about ID theft and how it hurts people. California injury attorney explains your rights, duties, and obligations as a victim.

Jan 30, 2019

Is It Legal For U.S. Marines to Use Hookers?

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Michael Ehline is putting rounds downrange.
Japan green lights hookers for U.S. Marines? Really? Is it even legal?

Jan 19, 2019

Personal Injury Settlements and Taxes

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Ehline Law discusses the potential, general tax implications of PI settlements and a few scenarios & samples to beware of before signing.

Jan 17, 2019

Interrogatories - The Request for Further information in Personal Injury Cases

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icon of microchip discover
Are you representing yourself, or a new lawyer who is looking for some discovery tips? Check out this educational article on understanding basic discovery guidelines for injury cases.

Jan 14, 2019

"Handling Attorney" and "Referral Lawyer" Defined

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The referral lawyer is usually described as an attorney that does not take the lead in a case or advancement of litigation.

Jan 9, 2019

Personal Injury and Civil Court Standard of Proof

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Scales of Justice in a Civil Case
What are the standards of proof in a personal injury lawsuit/trial compared to a criminal case? Learn from a legal expert at Ehline Law Firm here.

Jan 8, 2019

Understanding Mediation for Personal Injury Victims

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Word Cloud with Negotiation related tags
A mediation as defined in the dictionary is negotiations conducted by impartial parties to resolve issues. Here we discuss what happens at typical mediation

Jan 8, 2019

Why Should You Never Refuse Medical Care After an Accident?

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Neglect Care Switch Showing Neglecting Or Caring
Many think they are ok after a bad fall or some other incident. This article discusses the importance of documenting and treating injuries.

Jan 7, 2019

Ehline Online Legal Dictionary

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Michael P. Ehline, Esq's injury attorney legal dictionary most used terms.
Free online legal dictionary edited by our users across the United States.

Jan 7, 2019

Making Moral Decisions as a PI Lawyer

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Rodeo Drive.
Many pundits call us ambulance chasers, thieves with suits on, and so on and so forth. You name it, if it's derogatory, it has probably been attributed to the infamous "PI" lawyer at some point in time.

Jan 6, 2019

The Evil Prank of "Popcorning" and Lawsuits

Injury lawyer, Michael Ehline, discusses the deadly, injurious prank of 'popcorning,' and legal money damages.

Jan 6, 2019

Common Lawyer Marketing Failures

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Lawyers are not usually the best salesmen and are easily suckered into bad sales deals. Learn from their common mistakes.

Jan 6, 2019

What You Must Know About Structured Injury Settlements

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A lawsuit settlement draft check with the words "Your Name Here."
When the injured person has medical bills and other immediate needs for a significant amount of money, the structured settlement may not be workable.

Jan 5, 2019

When Can an Attorney Decline a Client?

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Did you know many valid cases are declined? Learn why lawyers sometimes have to reject otherwise decent cases.

Jan 4, 2019

Why is a Competent Expert So Important in Your Personal Injury Case?

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Ehline Law discusses the importance of expert witness testimony in winning a personal injury lawsuit.

Dec 31, 2018

Statute of Limitations for Filing Lawsuits in California Courts

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Attorney provides a comprehensive schedule of the updated Statutes of Limitations for various legal actions in California Courts.