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Firm Operations Continue Uninterrupted During Shelter in Place Order

Anticipating the likely need for self-quarantine prior to the San Francisco government mandate to shelter in place, the Walkup firm established a fully functional remote office in order to seamlessly continue to serve existing and new clients on March 13, 2020.  We are prosecuting new and existing cases utilizing various remote technologies including Zoom, Go… read more

Walkup Attorney Christian Jagusch M.D. J.D. Responds to Corona Virus Call To Action

Walkup Medical Negligence Counsel Dr. Christian R. Jagusch is mobilizing with his Emergency Medicine colleagues to provide telemedicine support for Americans worried about their health. Christian commented “We are confronted with one of the biggest challenges to public health in nearly a century. The shelter-in-place orders need to be taken seriously. We must take precautions… read more

Walkup Firm Assists Bay Area Community Fight against Corona Virus

In light of the personal and  economic stress placed upon our community by the Covid 19 pandemic, Walkup Melodia Kelly and Schoenberger, on behalf of its attorneys and non-lawyer team members, has made two donations to assist our Bay Area  community in its fight against the Corona Virus. A $5,000 donation has been made today… read more

Mike Kelly Served as Co-Chair of 360 Advocacy’s “How To Win Trucking Cases” in Las Vegas

Mike Kelly served as co-chair of 360 Advocacy’s “How To Win Trucking Cases”  in Las Vegas on March 8th and 9th.  Mike is pictured here with program co-chair Tim Tomasik, of Chicago’s Tomasik, Kotin and Kasserman.  The program covered case theming, case framing, voir dire, accident reconstruction, use of experts and deconstructing common defenses.  

Law Dragon Lawyer Limelight: Michael Kelly, Richard Schoenberger, and Doris Cheng

Photo of Doris Cheng, Richard Schoenberger and Michael Kelly by Rory Earnshaw. It would be challenging to find any three law partners who together have done more for injured plaintiffs and their families than Michael Kelly, Richard Schoenberger and Doris Cheng of San Francisco-based Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger. Each has a long track record of multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements as… read more

What to Expect at a Personal Injury Trial

If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, it may be necessary to file a personal injury lawsuit against the other party. When many people think of personal injury cases, they conjure up images of courtrooms and legal drama. In reality, the personal injury… read more

What is the Timeline for a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Personal injuries occur on a regular basis. While nobody wants to be injured, we cannot control the actions of others around us, and there are times when another person’s careless or negligent actions can cause harm. If you or somebody you love has sustained an injury and have filed a personal injury lawsuit against another… read more

Do I Have to Go to Court After a Car Accident?

Car accidents can be a scary experience in the aftermath can be incredibly confusing. If you or a loved one have been injured or sustained property damage in a car accident, you are likely wondering what the next steps will be. No two car accidents are the same. The facts of each crash are different,… read more

Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries in Sacramento

Getting into a motorcycle accident can be an incredibly scary and dangerous situation. Motorcyclists are more vulnerable in an accident than those who crash in traditional passenger vehicles. According to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), there are approximately 900,000 registered motorcycles in this state. During the latest reporting year in the state, there… read more

Motorcycle Parking Laws in California

According to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), there are nearly 900,000 registered motorcycles in the state. That is more than any other state in the US. With so many motorcyclists, it is important that every rider know that laws that pertain to safe operation in and around the roadway. This includes not traffic… read more