03 Apr 2023
Car driving in the rain

As noted in a previous posting, Northern California has had a wet and rainy 2023. According to a March 23, 2023 article in the Sacramento Bee, nearly half of the days this year have experienced rainfall. This includes the first 11 days straight in January.    Unfortunately, wind and rain usually cause more than just […]

31 Jan 2023
Storm damage to property

Do you have a first party claim for property damage? For the Sacramento region, 2023 started off with severely damaging wind and rainstorms.  Trees have fallen on homes and cars and over a dozen people are reported to have died from the storms. The Sacramento County Emergency Services Office estimates that the total property damage […]

18 Aug 2022
Shrinkflation meme

I hate to disappoint some of you, but the minuscule amount of macaroni meme is not what we mean by “shrinkflation”. It is good though, right? We made it ourselves. Shrinkflation is different from inflation Before jumping into what “shrinkflation” is, we must first understand what “inflation” means and how the two differ. “Inflation” is […]

03 Aug 2022

Many of my surrogacy cases are “altruistic journeys”. This term is used to describe gestational surrogacy arrangements (between intended parents and surrogates) where the surrogate chooses not to be compensated for her services, as a surrogate. This incredibly selfless gift is sometimes the only way some hopeful intended parents can afford to begin their journey. […]