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The Meisel Law Blog

The following blog posts include news and articles with relevance to personal injury, as well as to our firm.


Window Safety and Children: A Warning for Parents

A two year old boy awakens from his nap and falls three stories from the window above his bed to the street below suffering permanent brain damage. An eight year old girl hiding behind the curtains of a hotel room window winds up in the… read more


Why Asiana Airlines passengers need lawyers and why they should not have to pay normal fees

One thing we know for sure:  The crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was not the fault of any of the passengers.  In obtaining a ticket, each passenger was receiving the right to be transported safely from one point on the planet to… read more


California Enacts Bicyclist Protection Law

California has enacted as law Assembly Bill 1371 titled “Three Feet For Safety” to protect bicyclists on California roads and highways. The new law requires drivers to allow three feet of clearance when passing a bicyclist, which goes… read more


Who hit me? Who was driving?

You are on the ground, in a crosswalk having been hit by a car. The car is stopped but there’s no one in the driver’s seat and no one from the car is helping you. Who or what did you get hit by??

Welcome to the 21st century and… read more


San Francisco Home to the Most Dangerous Drivers in California

A study released earlier this month found that San Francisco has the most dangerous drivers in California. 

The study focused on cities in California with populations over 100,000.  Of the 59 cities that fall into this category… read more


Uninsured Personal Injury Claimant’s Afforded Benefits Under The ACA and California Law

As of December 31, 2014, under the Affordable Care Act Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code, nonprofit hospitals have a social obligation to provide community benefits in exchange for favorable tax treatment. The purpose of many… read more