The Grapevine

What To Do If You Get Stuck On The Grapevine

What is the Grapevine?   Caltrans says, “Most travelers think the portion of I-5 – called the Grapevine – begins at the north end of Castaic in the Santa Clarita Valley where the freeway begins a northerly climb at Parker Road. In addition, where the California Highway Patrol closes the freeway when snow or icy […]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Everything You Need To Know

Sometimes an accident results in death. If the accident is due to someone’s negligence, it could be time for a wrongful death lawsuit.   Have you heard that term before? This kind of lawsuit does not help the victim of an accident. However, loved ones of the deceased could benefit from winning the lawsuit. Awarded […]

DUI Arrest

Top Six Holidays For DUI Arrests

Drunk driving is a serious issue in this country. According to recent statistics garnered by the National Highway Travel Safety Administration (NHTSA), close to 30 people are killed in DUI accidents every day. That equates to one family member and friend dying in a drunk-driving crash every 48 minutes. As an experienced DUI accident lawyer, Sweet […]

Fatal Car Accident in California

What if a Family Member Dies in a Fatal Car Accident in California?

Fatal car accidents happen every day in the state of California. The California Office of Traffic Safety shows that traffic fatalities increased by 7%, with close to four thousand killed in traffic accidents in 2016. Unfortunately, avoid a fatal car accident in California is becoming more difficult.   Those who die in car accidents leave […]

Driving Safety Tips

New Year’s Eve Safe Driving Tips

Drunk driving is a serious problem in our country, especially around the holidays. Every day close to 30 people die as a result of drunk driving crashes. The risk of being involved in a drunk driving accident is too high for comfort. Over the past five years, close to 300 family members and friends lost their […]


What To Do If You Are Assaulted By An NFL Defensive End (Or Anyone Else)

On November 14, 2019 during Thursday Night Football, the Cleveland Browns’ defensive end Myles Garrett yanked the helmet off of the head of Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Mason Rudolph during a scuffle, using it as a weapon to swing and hit Rudolph over the head. While it is likely that Garett will receive a lengthy suspension, […]

10 Holiday Travel Tips For California Drivers

Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous times to drive in the U.S., with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimating 454 traffic crash fatalities for Thanksgiving 2019. The deadliest city for Thanksgiving travel is Los Angeles, an unavoidable route for many holiday travelers. Statistics show us that there are more motor vehicle traffic […]

Civil Lawsuit For Assault

Civil Lawsuit For Assault: How To Seek Legal Help After An Assault

Assault lawsuits are complex and can bring about more than one kind of legal proceeding. While the police will pursue criminal charges, the victim can seek a civil lawsuit for assault against their alleged assaulter. In order to hold your attacker accountable for your personal injury claim, you will need the expertise and resources of […]

Dog Bite

Dog Bite Lawsuit: What To Do After Being Bitten By A Dog

Dogs are commonly known as man’s best friend. Widely-regarded as a friendly and good-natured companion, it is estimated that over 36% of American households own at least one dog. What people tend to forget, however, is that as much as we love them like family – dogs are still animals. Unfortunately, a dog bite is […]

Chapman University


This year, Sweet James has given Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law a $1.125 million gift. To Sweet James, Chapman is a family. In 2013, Sweet James started the Sweet James Scholarship to assist law students who worked full-time before beginning law school. This scholarship is meant to support future attorneys who have […]