Entries by Garmo & Garmo, LLP

Car Infotainment Systems: An Underreported Source of Driver Distraction

Car infotainment systems, while offering convenience and entertainment, also present a significant challenge to road safety. The allure of interacting with a touchscreen or responding to a text message can divert attention from the road, leading to dangerous driving situations.  If you or someone you love was injured in an auto accident because of the […]

Zoning And Land Use: Critical Considerations When Buying Land From a Neighbor

Zoning regulations play an important role in determining how land can be utilized within a specific geographic area. The process of buying land from a neighbor in California involves a multifaceted examination of zoning regulations, environmental considerations, land use entitlements, and community engagement. To avoid any mistakes that could put you at a serious disadvantage, […]

Can You Sue If Your Medical Device Is Hacked?

The integration of technology into the healthcare sector has brought about numerous benefits, from improved patient care to enhanced medical device functionality. In relation to this, as medical devices become more connected and reliant on software, the risk of cybersecurity threats, including hacking, has also increased. If your medical device caused injury because of the […]

Who’s Liable in a Company Carpool Accident?

Company carpool accidents involve multiple parties, including the company organizing the carpool, the driver, passengers, and other motorists. The nature of these accidents makes it challenging to determine liability, protect legal rights, and pursue compensation for injuries and damages. If you have been involved in a company carpool accident in California, you should consult with […]

How Are Lost Wages Calculated in a Car Accident Claim?

When you are involved in a car accident in California and suffer injuries that prevent you from working, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages. Calculating lost wages in a car accident claim in California requires a thorough understanding of your earnings, documentation of missed workdays, and consideration of future lost earnings, if […]

Considering Personal Guarantees of Beneficiaries In Estate Planning

Personal guarantees for beneficiaries in estate planning represent a thoughtful way to ensure your legacy is preserved in accordance with your wishes. By exploring this aspect of estate planning in California, you can take proactive steps to secure your beneficiaries’ financial stability, protect family endeavors, and uphold the values you hold dear. An experienced estate […]

What Happens if I Wait to Go to The Doctor After an Accident?

Getting immediate medical attention after an accident is essential, even if you don’t think you need a doctor. Certain injuries don’t necessarily show immediate symptoms but may require extensive medical care later. Prompt medical evaluation not only ensures early detection and treatment but also strengthens your potential personal injury claim.  Seeking medical help now can […]

Who Pays for Crashes Caused By Failed Brakes?

Few things can be as unsettling as experiencing an auto accident caused by failed brakes. The sudden loss of control, the heart-pounding seconds as events unfold—is a scenario that nobody expects or wants to face. According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), brake failures play a role in about 5% […]