Can the Police search my phone without my consent?

Can the Police search my phone without my consent?

  In 2014 US Supreme Court in Riley v. California, 573 U.S. ___ (2014) held that police needs a warrant to search the data on your phone.  Notice that I put data not the phone itself.  Police can check and search the “physical aspects” of your phone...
Injuries at health clubs, fitness clubs and gyms

Injuries at health clubs, fitness clubs and gyms

Once in a while people get injured in a gym, health club or fitness club.  Right after the injury we are reminded of the waiver form that we have signed when joining.  Even the employee of the club will tell you that you signed a waiver.  However the waiver will not...
Children injuries at playground

Children injuries at playground

Injuries at playground are very common. Children fall from slides, swings and other objects. Ability and procedure to sue depends if the injury occurred at private or public playground. You can file a lawsuit based on different theories. You can claim that playground...
How to prepare for a car accident?

How to prepare for a car accident?

I was recently asked a question “how to prepare for a car accident?”  There are simple things that we can do to protect ourselves in the event of car accident.  We should review our insurance coverage.  California Insurance Code §11580.1b sets the minimum...
Speed limit laws for physicians

Speed limit laws for physicians

California Vehicle Code 21058 exempts a physician traveling in response to an emergency call from California Vehicle Code § 22351 and 22352.  Basically a doctor who displays an insigne can speed to a legitimate emergency.  Although most hospitals in urban areas have...