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Michael D. Waks

Michael Waks’s Legal Guides

16 total


  • I had a Car Accident in Los Angeles...Do I need an Attorney?

    Every day in California, with its network of Freeways and traffic congestion, there are thousands of car accidents ranging from minor fender benders to catastrophic life altering experiences and/or death. If you are one of the unfortunate people who are in this grou...

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  • What to do After a Dog Bites? Legal Guide to Dog Bite Attacks in Los Angeles and Long Beach

    The statistics on dog attacks in America are scary. Each year the number of innocent children and adults seriously injured or killed by dogs in the United States increases dramatically. The types of dogs that people purchase accounts for this dramatic increase. More and more indi...

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  • Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Los Angeles: What Is It And Why You Must Have It

    As an Attorney who has specialized in Personal Injury Law for almost 30 years in Los Angeles I've interviewed thousands of people who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents. It never ceases to amaze me just how many of these people either do not carry any unin...

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  • Slip and Fall (Premises Liability) Law in Los Angeles - Do I Have a Legitimate Slip and Fall Case?

    If you have ever been unfortunate enough to have injured yourself because you slipped/tripped and fell, you may be curious as to whether or not you have a meritorious claim against someone or some entity for your damages. The laws relating to these types of cases come under the ...

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  • Helping Brain Injury Victims and Their Families - a Legal Guide for Brain and Head Injury Victims

    Helping Brain Injury Victims and Their Families There may have been no blood, no noticeable injury, "just" a bump on the head. That is often the reaction to closed head injuries even by doctors. It is usually a family member or someone close to the victim who notices a problem ...

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  • Motorcycle Accidents in Los Angeles - What to do if you are a victim of a motorcycle accident

    Motorcycle accidents are usually very ugly. Because of the lack of protection afforded the occupants of a car, motorcyclists tend to receive injuries that are much more severe than those of people in cars. The severity of these injuries requires expert medical care and attention ...

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  • Sexual Assault Victims - Sexual Assault Cases, Sexual Misconduct and Personal Injury Law

    People are sexually assaulted every day. Sometimes these assaults are perpetrated by employees/agents of companies who have a responsibility to conduct background checks on these people, but fail to do so. Often these predators are in positions of power and authority that enable...

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  • Wrongful Death Cases in Los Angeles and Southern California - Death Caused by Negligence

    Losing a loved one is traumatic. When that death is caused by anothers negligence it can be devastating. Beyond the obvious emotional strain that comes with such a loss is also the possibility that the heir may suffer serious financial damages in the aftermath of the death. Cali...

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  • Los Angeles Trucking Accidents: Specific Laws Apply to Semi Trucks in California

    Every year thousands of people are killed and maimed by the negligent operation of big rigs by their drivers and by trucking companies. Los Angeles and surrounding freeways account for many of these trucking accidents. Semi-truck drivers and the companies they work for have a du...

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  • Bicycle Accident Victims in Los Angeles - What are my Rights as a Bicycle Rider?

    Over the past 15 years, bicycling has become an extremely popular activity in the United States and specifically throughout Los Angeles including the surrounding beach communities. It is a convenient and inexpensive method of travel, especially in large cities like Los Angeles, ...

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