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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.


Meisel Law Group wins 9-million-dollar verdict for injured pedestrian

A car driven by George Chang backed up onto the sidewalk on Irving Street in San Francisco, striking L.K., a 72-year old man who was out shopping with his wife. The impact caused brain injury that left the man disabled and dependent on… read more


Meisel's 35 Million Dollar Settlement Among Top Settlements in the U.S. in 2021

On September 26, 2020, a large tree branch failed in a public park in Burlingame, California. One person was killed, and another severely injured, when the three-thousand-pound branch fell from a tree while a group was having a picnic… read more


Understanding Automobile Insurance

Automobile insurance policies can be very difficult to understand if one attempts to read the full policy issued by the insurance company. There are many coverage’s that can be found in a typical policy, the purpose of this article is… read more


The Essential Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Even in the best economic times, a large percentage of driver’s on California roads carry either no automobile insurance, or insufficient insurance to pay for the damages caused by their negligent operation of a motor vehicle. It has… read more


What To Do If A Motor Vehicle Accident Occurs

What to do if a motor vehicle accident occurs:

  • Call 911 to report injuries and notify police 
  • Write down names, addresses, phone numbers, and license plate numbers of any witnesses, people and… read more


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