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As lawyers, our task in our careers is like second nature: be the best possible advocate for the client.  Many times, in the heat of the battle, you may receive a snarky e-mail or phone call from opposing counsel.  You may receive a threatening letter, that in your mind, crosses the line from business to […]

Caitlyn Jenner Accident – Can She Be Sued For Wrongful Death?

The Los Angeles County District Attorney has announced that Caitlyn Jenner will not be charged with manslaughter for the death of Kim Howe. Howe was killed in February 2015 when Jenner rear-ended two other vehicles while driving her* Cadillac Escalade, which was hauling a trailer containing an off-road vehicle, on the Pacific Coast Highway. The […]

Pedestrian Safety Tips

With gas prices so high and the perfect summer/fall weather, many people are finding themselves walking to close destinations instead of instinctively jumping in the car. While it may be desired to walk on back pathways to get to your destination, there is often no other choice than to walk along a road. However, when […]

Family-Friendly Things to Do Around Sherman Oaks, CA

With the summer coming to an end, it can be difficult to keep the kids occupied. Everyone is getting excited and anxious about the new school year, and you may feel as if you have exhausted all of your ideas; you’ve spent days at the pool, you’ve packed picnics—you may feel as if there is […]

Recent Notable Case: Good Samaritan hurt while helping drive in San Pablo

  At the Drake Law Firm we represent clients that have been injured in accidents or as a result of liability issues. There was a recent series of accidents that resulted in one man being killed and a good Samaritan being injured. For more information about this case please click on the links below: […]

Recent Notable Case: Car crashes into Chipotle in the Mid-City area

Here at the Drake Law Firm we represent clients in a wide variety of practice areas, including motor vehicle accidents and other liability issues. We currently represent someone that was involved in the recent accident that happened at the Chipotle restaurant located at 4550 W. Pico Boulevard in Mid-City. Several customers inside the restaurant suffered […]

Biking Under the Influence

Whether you are going out with a group of old friends, celebrating an engagement, watching your local sports team, or just drinking by yourself, it is always important that you think ahead. If you will be consuming an amount of alcohol that would make it unsafe for you to drive, the responsible thing to do […]

Pedestrian Crossing

Pedestrian Crossing Sign

This creative story is completely fictional. However, the scenarios and emotions represented in this piece are common in the Sherman Oaks, California area, as well as the state as a whole. The story takes the reader through the emotional and physical timeline of pedestrian accidents. Reading this story will help readers identify with this, unfortunately […]