Recent Blog Posts
Limits On Medical Malpractice Recoveries Increased
Since 1975 California has had a $250,000 limit on “pain and suffering,” also known as general damages, in malpractice cases. There has been no increase due to inflation. There have been several attempts to change the limits, but finally one succeeded – Assembly Bill 35. As of January 1, 2023, the limit is increased… Read More »
When is a Landlord Liable for a Tenant’s Injuries?
Millions of people in the Bay Area live in rental units. They live in homes someone else is supposed to maintain and repair, and go back and forth through common areas that should be kept safe. But when a landlords’ negligence or neglect causes may injuries a tenant can sue. If you are a… Read More »
When A Cyclist Is Responsible for Injuries to Another
Most of our clients injured while cycling are hit by vehicles and seriously injured. But accidents can also caused by other cyclists whose actions can send a rider onto the street and into the path of a car or truck. Protect yourself by getting the legal advice you need. If you are seriously injured… Read More »
What Damages Can I Get in a Vehicle Accident Case?
What you may receive as an award from a jury or in a settlement from an insurance company is an attempt to “make you whole,” though depending on your injuries that may be impossible. It’s financial compensation for all the harm you suffered, which is always intangible and challenging to value. Ultimately is a… Read More »
Four Mistakes to Avoid in a California Personal Injury Case
A lot can go wrong in a personal injury case, especially when you don’t have an attorney’s help. Not only are there many mistakes you could make, the higher your case’s value, the more expensive the mistakes become. If you are seriously injured in an accident, learn about your legal rights and the best… Read More »
What Are My Rights as an Injured Passenger in a Car Accident?
If you’re a passenger in a vehicle and suffer injuries in an accident, legally, you’re in a relatively good position. California is a pure comparative negligence state, so your recovery is reduced by your share of fault in causing the accident or your injuries. Unless you were distracting the driver in some way or… Read More »
Three Strategies Insurers Use to Devalue Personal Injury Claims
If you’re involved in an accident, the insurance company can dispute their policy holder’s liability, and the amount of the damages (compensation for the harm you suffered) they owe. Whether the facts show liability is clear or not, they’ll try to lower their costs by disputing your damages. Callaway & Wolf help accident victims… Read More »
Why Should I Hire a Lawyer?
You probably hire many people to perform work for you. If your dishwasher broke, would you fix it yourself? If the IRS audits you, would you hire an accountant? If you’re severely injured in an accident, getting the most compensation for the harm done also requires specialized knowledge and experience. Why risk mistakes that… Read More »
How Will Your Pregnancy Impact Your Personal Injury Claim?
Pregnant accident victims need to care for their child and themselves after an accident. In addition to everything going on in your life, a vehicle or slip and fall accident may severely injure you, your child, or both. These cases can be medically and legally complicated, so hire an experienced personal injury attorney you… Read More »
10-Year-Old Boy Sues Man For Killing His Father On Mother’s Day
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2021 CONTACT: Max Szabo | (415) 828-6158 Miles Turnage Has Filed a Wrongful Death Suit Against Piedmont Wealth Manager Timothy Hamano OAKLAND–Today, Boone Callaway of Callaway & Wolf announced the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of Miles Turnage. Miles Turnage is the 10-year-old boy whose father, Gregory Turnage Jr., was… Read More »