Blog2020-05-21T14:13:17-07:00

Entertainment Industry: New Business Liabilities And Insurance Issues Related To COVID-19

In this workshop seasoned attorney and litigator Justin Sterling, Esq, founder of The Sterling Firm (thesterlingfirm.com), will address what producers and other creative business owners need to know about their liabilities with regard to Covid-19, as well as issues and challenges involved in working with insurance companies in this difficult [...]

Right of Publicity

Publicity Rights The right of publicity allows a person to have a monopoly on their image.  People work hard to improve their valuable public image and their ability to publicize themselves.   The right of publicity allows an individual to control and profit from the commercial use of his or her [...]

Construction Accident Lawyer

Construction Accident Injuries happen in many ways, if you get injured at a construction site this is no different than any other workplace. In fact, an occupation in construction is one of the most hazardous in the state of California. Construction accidents are very common in California. These accidents can [...]

Trademark Litigation Lawyer

Trademark Litigation In trademark litigation‚ a frequent issue is whether or not a likelihood of confusion exists between two trademarks. Many factors are considered in this determination‚ but the two primary factors are the similarity of the trademarks and the similarity of the goods or services. If a typical consumer [...]

Copyright Lawyer

Copyright Law Brief History of Copyright Many entertainment and business professionals deal mostly with copyright law.  The word “copy-right” essentially means the right to copy. Originally, copyright was a right only held by authors and it only covered copying. Copyright was developed from the U.S. Constitution which states: “The Congress [...]

California Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

WHAT IS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION? The law requires each employer to provide a safe place of employment. When an employee is injured during the course and scope of employment, the injured worker is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits (also referred to as “workman’s comp”).  The workers’ compensation program is an insurance [...]

Truck Accident Lawyer

Truck and Bus Accidents What Is The Definition Of A Commercial Motor Vehicle? Truck accidents are very serious and can cause severe personal injuries.  According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations there are two definitions for a Commercial Motor Vehicle, also referred to as “trucks”. Pursuant to the Section [...]

Los Angeles County Superior Court Updates Due To Coronavirus

LOS ANGELES (Updated April 24): "All civil trials scheduled to begin for the period March 17 through June 17 have been or will be continued by General Order. Because civil jury and non-jury trials are not included in the enumerated time-sensitive essential functions set out in these General Orders, they will be [...]

What Should I Do After An Accident?

There are certain steps that should be taken after an accident.  These are the significant points to stress: (1) Don't discuss incident with other party or that party's representative (usually an insurance company investigator): Statements made at the time of or following the incident could be used against claimant as [...]

Do I Need A Civil Rights Lawyer? 

Civil Rights Violation  A civil rights lawyer will pursue violations for police misconduct and discrimination. It is important for people to know their legal rights and how they are protected from the government. Unfortunately, law enforcement agencies and representatives have abused their power causing undeserved harm to innocent civilians. The [...]

Entertainment Event Cancellation Insurance Claims Due To The Coronavirus

Impact Of The Coronavirus On The Entertainment Industry: Event Cancellation Insurance Claims The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is widespread, and the entertainment industry has been substantially impacted.  There will be a floodgate of event cancellation insurance claims.  In fact, every business sector across the globe has been affected at [...]

Do I Have A Business Insurance Claim Due To Coronavirus? My Claim Was Denied, Can I File A Lawsuit?

Businesses Affected By Interruptions May Be Eligible To File A Claim Against Their Insurance Company! Has Your Insurance Company Denied Or Disregarded Your Business Interruption Or Business Income Coverage Claim? We Can File A Lawsuit Against Your Insurance! COMPLETE THIS FORM FOR A CASE REVIEW [...]

Legal Issues In Telling Real Life Stories

Life Story Agreements QUESTION: If I want to talk about John Kennedy having Marilyn Monroe as a mistress, or talk about what life in my family was like growing up, don’t I have a right to do that? (Rights other people have to privacy, to control the exploitation of their [...]

Overview Of Liens In Personal Injury Cases

SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY TO REDUCE YOUR LIEN! Call 310-498-2750! WHAT IS ARE LIENS? Liens are a claim of a right to payment.  It is common that liens are asserted in personal injury cases.  The “personal injury lien” represents a claim of a right to payment from the proceeds received [...]

Does Force Majeure Apply To The Coronavirus?

Legal Issues Involving The Coronavirus The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the Coronavirus pandemic, has severely affected individuals and businesses everyday.  The global economy has completely shut down. People and businesses are not making money to pay their bills. People and businesses more and more are attempting to excuse their [...]

Los Angeles County Superior Court Updates Due To Coronavirus

LOS ANGELES (Updated April 24): "All civil trials scheduled to begin for the period March 17 through June 17 have been or [...]

Do I Need A Civil Rights Lawyer? 

Civil Rights Violation  A civil rights lawyer will pursue violations for police misconduct and discrimination. It is important for people [...]

Entertainment Event Cancellation Insurance Claims Due To The Coronavirus

Impact Of The Coronavirus On The Entertainment Industry: Event Cancellation Insurance Claims The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is widespread, [...]

Do I Have A Business Insurance Claim Due To Coronavirus? My Claim Was Denied, Can I File A Lawsuit?

Businesses Affected By Interruptions May Be Eligible To File A Claim Against Their Insurance Company! Has Your Insurance Company [...]