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UC Hastings, Other Tenderloin Residents Sue San Francisco Over ‘Insufferable’ Sidewalk Conditions Amid COVID-19

Mike Kelly, Rich Schoenberger and Matt Davis are lead counsel in this case filed today. The lawsuit seeks to protect and enforce the Constitutional rights of both locally housed residents and unhoused persons living on the street.  Kelly, Schoenberger and Davis are all Hastings graduates who are concerned about the safety, health and livability of… read more

Walkup Partner Doris Cheng Appointed to National ABOTA’s Covid19 Task Force

The American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”) is the leading defender of the right to a civil jury trial under the Seventh Amendment.   As a member of the Executive Committee of ABOTA National and ABOTA’s COVID-19 Task Force, Doris Cheng is working to promote the preservation of jury trials during and after the current pandemic…. read more

The Benefits of Hiring a Marin County Personal Injury Attorney

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else, you may be wondering how to secure compensation for what has happened. Perhaps there is insurance available to help cover your expenses. However, you may need to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault… read more

How Motorcycle Insurance Works in California

California has more registered motorcycles than any other state in the country. While riding a motorcycle can be a fun experience, getting into an accident can be incredibly terrifying. In the aftermath of a crash, motorcyclists often rely on insurance to cover property damage and medical expenses. In California, motorcycle insurance is required for all… read more

How is Fault Determined in a Sacramento Car Accident?

One of the most important aspects of a car accident case is proving liability. When an accident occurs, usually one or more drivers contributed to the incident. Determining which party was at fault plays a large part in how compensation is distributed. At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, our Sacramento car accident attorneys want to… read more

Walkup Medical Negligence Counsel Dr. Christian Jagusch Joins the Faculty at Creighton University School of Medicine

Earlier this year, Dr. Jagusch taught the third year medical students at his Alma Mater about medical malpractice and how to improve patient care to avoid it. Following his presentation, Creighton University appointed Dr. Jagusch to Assistant Clinical Professor. Christian is currently developing a curriculum to allow fourth medical students to learn medical malpractice and… read more

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.