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When dealing with any type of insurance company, it’s helpful to remember that these are for-profit organizations. Like any for-profit organization, insurance companies loathe to part with their profits by paying claims. The majority of insurance companies pay claims filed by clients in a timely manner as they understand their responsibilities to their clients, but […]

Covenant Care owns many nursing homes and skilled-care facilities that, along with other assisted living facilities, received $880 million in state funds in 2004 to provide better care for Medi-Cal patients. The money was provided so that these assisted living facilities could hire more staff, pay higher wages and provide a higher level of care […]

  • April 2010
  • By Samer Habbas, Esq
  • In Dog Bites,

Samer Habbas and other California dog bite lawyers would like to remind residents that under California law, the owners of dogs that bite people, even if it is the first time, are strictly liable for the actions of their pets. California Civil Code  3342 states: “The owner of any dog is liable for the damages […]

In a premises liability case that could establish an important precedent, 400 people who claim that they were exposed to toxins while they lived at the Ujima Village housing complex in Willowbrook sued Los Angeles County. LA County owns the complex, which Exxon Mobil formerly owned. The suit was filed in the Los Angeles County […]

If the actions of a medical professional or entity (or lack thereof) cause injury or death to someone under their care, the injured party or their survivors can file a medical malpractice claim against the medical entity or professional to seek damages. There are many situations where the negligence of a medical provider can result […]