David Goguen

J.D. · University of San Francisco School of Law

David Goguen is a Legal Editor at Nolo, focusing on claimants' rights in personal injury cases. He is a member of the State Bar of California with almost two decades of experience in litigation and legal publishing. His work has been featured and quoted in a number of publications, including Medscape and Fodor’s.

Education. David is a graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law, where he made his first foray into publishing as a member of the USF Maritime Law Journal board of editors. 

Legal career. After a few years as a practicing attorney, handling everything from car accident claims to groundwater pollution cases, David began his career as a Legal Editor. Over the years at Nolo, David’s area of expertise has expanded to encompass all kinds of injury-related cases, from fender benders and medical malpractice to the latest mass tort cases making headlines—including Roundup-cancer lawsuits.

Personal injury law. Few areas of the law are more fraught with stress than personal injury. Accidents are by definition unexpected, and they can give rise to all kinds of uncertainty. In the days and weeks following an injury, more and more people go online with questions about their options and the right path forward, and David is proud to be part of a Nolo team that provides some of the best answers out there.


Articles By David Goguen

How Much Is Your Zantac Case Worth?
Putting a dollar value on a lawsuit over harm caused by Zantac (ranitidine) starts with understanding how "damages" work.
What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Tennessee?
Learn about the strict time limits that apply to Tennessee personal injury claims, the consequences of missing the deadline, and the rare situations where you can ask for more time.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Pennsylvania?
Looking for information about Pennsylvania's personal injury statutes of limitations? You're in the right place. We'll also explain when you might get more time to sue, and what happens if you miss the deadline.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in South Carolina?
Wondering how long you have to file your South Carolina personal injury lawsuit, or when you might get more time to sue? You're in the right place.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Virginia?
Virginia's personal injury statutes of limitations are claim killers. Learn how long you have to sue, when you might get more time, and what happens if you miss the deadline.
What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Minnesota?
Learn about the strict time limits that apply to Minnesota personal injury claims, the consequences of missing the deadline, and the rare situations where you can ask for more time.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Georgia?
Georgia's claim-killing personal injury statutes of limitations limit your time to sue. Find out how long you've got, and what happens to your claim if you miss the deadline.
What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Massachusetts?
California's personal injury statutes of limitations set strictly-enforced time limits on your legal right to have an injury claim heard in the state's civil court system.
What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Texas?
Find out how long you have to file a Texas personal injury lawsuit, when the filing time can be extended, and what happens to your case if you miss the deadline.
What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in California?
Learn about the strict time limits that apply to California personal injury claims, the consequences of missing the deadline, and the rare situations where you can ask for more time.