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Michael D. Waks

Michael Waks’s Legal Guides

16 total


  • Private Property Injury - Injury Due to Dangerous Conditions on Private Property

    The Law Office of Michael D. Waks is very experienced in handling injuries that occur from a dangerous condition on private property, specifically private property injuries sustained in Long Beach, Los Angeles County and all of Southern California. Accidents that occur as a resu...

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  • Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles - know your rights as a pedestrian in Los Angeles traffic

    Over 110,000 pedestrians are injured every year in the United States and almost 60,000 pedestrians are killed. Unfortunately, many of these pedestrian victims are right here in Southern California, Los Angeles and Long Beach. People of all ages are affected by these staggering s...

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  • Product Liability Claims- Manufacturing and Design Defects / Flaws that result in Accident Victims

    Manufacturers, distributors and retailers are obligated to provide consumers with products that are reasonably safe when used in a reasonable manner. Product liability claims are usually based on negligence or strict liability. Strict liability is when the product is shown as de...

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  • Electrical Accident Victims - Information about accidents involving electricity in Los Angeles

    Some of the most severe injuries suffered come from accidents involving electricity. Electrocution can cause death and serious injury. Thus, there are special laws that regulate precautions that are necessary when either a consumer or worker has to deal with electricity. These s...

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  • Drunk Driving Accident Victims in Los Angeles - What are my rights when a drunk driver hits me?

    Although the statistics are somewhat improving, drunk drivers continue to cause a significant amount of carnage and the innocent loss of life and serious injury. Drinking and driving (DUI / DWI) rates have remained unacceptably high in Los Angeles and across the country. Researc...

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  • Burn Accident Victims in Los Angeles - What is the law regarding Burn Accidents in California?

    In the United States, approximately 2.4 million burn injuries are reported every year. Approximately 650,000 of the injuries are treated by medical professionals; 75,000 are hospitalized. Of those hospitalized, 20,000 have major burns involving at least 25% of their total body s...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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