Demanding Punitive Damages: What are the Requirements?

Demanding Punitive Damages | Sherman Oaks, CA Attorney | Drake Law Firm

In the course of any California personal injury claim, the issue of damages must be addressed to the satisfaction of the court. Without proving an actual loss, the court will not even hear a personal injury or wrongful death claim. The plaintiff seeks remuneration, or economic restoration, in the form of compensatory damages. These type […]

Suing for Wrongful Death

Runway | Plane Crash Wrongful Death | Sherman Oaks, CA | Drake Law Firm

The family of a woman who died in September following a plane crash at Santa Monica Airport has filed a wrongful death claim against the deceased pilot’s estate. The woman, 53-year-old Kyla Dupont, died from injuries following a plane crash that collided into a hangar, and burst into flames. All passengers inside the twin-engine Cessna […]

Opening Night: Improvised Musical at iO West

Two Chairs on a Stage | Improv Musical | Sherman Oaks, CA | Drake Law Firm

Wishing you could indulge in a Broadway musical this weekend, but can’t get away from the Los Angeles area?  Check out the iO West Theater’s long-running presentation of “Opening Night: Improvised Musical.” The night’s performance combines “the improvisational styles of the iO West with the Broadway styling of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Gilbert & Sullivan, Andrew […]

Catch ¡Ser! at the Los Angeles Theatre Center

Soccer Ball and Goal | ¡Ser! | Los Angeles Attorney | Drake Law Firm

Interested in theater, soccer, or traveling? Better yet, all three? Check out the world premiere of ¡Ser!, a musical and personal narrative at the Los Angeles Theatre Center from Nov. 15 to Dec. 8. ¡Ser! is a personal narrative that examines a quirky Latina’s strained relationship with each of her two homelands: Los Angeles and […]

Delays on San Diego Freeway Construction Leads to Lawsuits

Highway | 405 Widening Construction | Auto accident Attorney | Drake Law Firm

As an auto accident attorney in Sherman Oaks, California, I hear questions from drivers quite frequently about the crumpled retainer walls along the San Diego (405) Freeway widening project over the Sepulveda Pass. Many who drive the freeway daily may remember that in 2011, several brand-new vertical retaining walls crumpled, creating a bizarre and somewhat […]

California Woman Killed in Truck Accident with U.S. Border Patrol

INS Truck | Car Accident Attorney Sherman Oaks CA

As a U.S. border state, California must enlist the forces of the U.S. Border Patrol to ensure that all entries into the country are legal. To do so, they use manpower, technology, and a fleet of vehicles. Unfortunately, this service doesn’t come without accidents. Recently, in Chula Vista, California, a woman was fatally injured when […]

A Taste of Encino

Taste of Encino | Sherman Oaks, CA Personal Injury Attorney | Drake Law Firm

Prepare your taste buds and get excited for a classic California cuisine experience this October, as the 26th Annual A Taste of Encino is almost here! Join your friends, neighbors, and Encino, California’s best chefs and restaurants on Oct. 13 for this truly tantalizing experience. The event showcases the talent and culture of Encino and takes […]

Popular Greek Yogurt Recalled

Greek Yogurt | Sherman Oaks Product Liability Attorney

One of the newest health fads in California is the frenzy over Greek yogurt. I’m sure you or someone you know has been spotted with a spoonful of the product, hoping for a guilt-free snack that actually tastes good. The most popular brand of Greek yogurt, Chobani, has hit somewhat of a bump in the […]