Posted on: March 19, 2018

Medical malpractice lawsuits are very common claims that attorneys deal with, and they can occur in many different circumstances. Doctors can be easily charged with medical negligence, inaccurate or delayed diagnoses, or overall bad quality care. However, overtreatment is a form of medical malpractice that many people aren’t aware of, but it is something that doctors have admitted to practicing. It’s crucial to know what overtreatment actually means, and how you can spot it when you visit your doctor. What is Overtreatment? Overtreatment is basically when a physician will perform unnecessary procedures or tests that don’t add to the benefit … Read More

Posted on: March 13, 2018

More than a quarter of all child injuries that occur every year in this country occur in or around school property. These statistics make sense; children spend much of their day and year in school or school-related activities. If your child has been injured at school or during a school-related activity, you might wonder as a parent who was responsible. Many different parties could be involved in the cause of the injury, and it will depend on the specific facts and circumstances of the incident. Who Could Be Responsible for My Child’s Injury? When your children are at school, the … Read More

Posted on: March 3, 2018

If you’re currently a parent, you are no stranger to the world of social media and how it is positively and negatively affecting your child. Children are gaining access to smartphones and the Internet at earlier ages, which means that they are being exposed to more and more cyberbullying every year. Instagram is one of the top used social media apps in the world, especially for teens and young adults. Unfortunately, with its popularity comes more reasons for people to bully, harass, insult, and embarrass others. What Are the Different Ways Kids Bully Each Other on Instagram? Instagram’s original purpose … Read More

Posted on: February 28, 2018

A lien is a notice attached to your residence or property that claims you owe money to a certain creditor. Real estate liens are a very common way for creditors to collect funds through an official public record. Getting a lien on your property can be scary and confusing, because you might be unsure of what your next steps should be. It’s important to know how a lien will affect your property and what your first course of action should be. Are There Different Types of Liens? There are generally two types of liens that can be put on your … Read More

Posted on: February 21, 2018

What Are the Most Common Defects? There are four main categories that all construction defects can fall under for a given project. These are design defects, engineering defects, construction defects and the use of defective materials in the construction of the project. Design defects can include defects in the architectural plans or details, such as a design that fails to comply with local building and safety codes.  Engineering defects can include errors in engineering calculations for structural, mechanical, civil and geotechnical components for the project. Construction defects typically result from the contractor failing to perform the construction in conformance with … Read More

Posted on: February 15, 2018

Thousands of construction projects are happening in your city right now, and with these projects come contracts and legal obligations that contractors and owners involved need to follow. Construction law contains an immense array of contractual and statutory requirements and deadlines, and this area of law has grown significantly in recent years. What Are the Different Types of Construction Disputes? Construction litigation can be broken down into three main categories of project types: residential (single family homes and multi-unit housing), commercial (office building and retail stores) and industrial (manufacturing plants and factories). Depending on the project, the people involved are … Read More

Posted on: February 9, 2018

John and Christa Ramey, Founders of Ramey Law, PC, have once again been recognized as being among the top 5% of attorneys in the State of California, as recognized by Super Lawyers. If you are injured and need help, call us! We can help!

Posted on: February 4, 2018

Since the introduction of the first iPhone 10 years ago, smartphones have exploded into society. Today, 92 percent of teenagers have a cellphone. With any huge technological change comes a variety of pros and cons; with more forms of communication (including social media) comes more risk of social isolation. Cyberbullying has only become a large issue in the past few years, and most people are still unaware of how dangerous it is. What Are the Facts? From 2010 to 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the rate of suicide and severe depression increased by over 30 … Read More

Posted on: January 20, 2018

Ramey Law P.C. recently obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of homeowners of a custom home in the Hollywood Hills. The home, constructed on a hillside and consisting of three different structures, had numerous construction defects, including a poorly constructed roof which led to major water instruction and significant water damage to the interior of the main residence building following a heavy rainstorm. The firm assembled a team of highly qualified experts in architecture, engineering, construction and real estate to develop an extensive database of defects, a repair bid and other costs for relocating the homeowners during the period needed … Read More

Posted on: January 20, 2018

Attorney John F. Ramey was recently named a 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer. Only five percent of all attorneys in the state receive this exclusive recognition. As a part of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers composes an annual list of the most outstanding lawyers across the country. Recognizing attorneys in more than 70 practice areas, the list is compiled through a multiphase process. This process allows Super Lawyers to build a credible, relevant listing of attorneys who have proven skills and adhere to the highest ethical standards. Peer recognition plays a key role in the nomination process, but independent research is … Read More

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