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What’s the Difference Between Personal and Bodily Injury?

When you suffer an injury in California in 2019, you may wonder what your legal options are. One of the first distinctions you should make is determining if you suffered from a personal injury or a bodily injury. While people may use these terms interchangeably, they have very different meanings and legal applications. The Definition… read more

What Is a Personal Injury?

Have you been in an accident in California in 2019? You may wonder what your legal options are regarding compensation. Under California law, residents have the right to recover damages by filing a personal injury lawsuit in civil court. However, not all injuries qualify for compensation under these lawsuits. The Definition of Personal Injury According… read more

The Best Tips for Hiring a Lawyer

If you suffered an injury in California in 2019, you need to hire the right personal injury attorney to handle your case. However, this process is easier said than done. With such a high number of personal injury law firms available in the Sacramento area, how can you choose the best attorney for your case’s… read more

SafeRoads Release Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws For 2019

The 16th Annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws aims to improve the safety of U.S. roads taking autonomous vehicles into account. These vehicles are growing increasingly popular and leading manufacturers like Google and Tesla are investing heavily in self-driving vehicle technologies. In time, these vehicles could put an end to preventable traffic deaths caused… read more

Quick California Traffic Safety Statistics

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reported 37,133 deaths from traffic accidents in 2017. This resulted in an overall fatality rate of 11.1 per 100,000 residents nationwide. By comparison, California witnessed 3,602 traffic deaths for a rate of 9.1 per 100,000 residents. Knowing some key statistics about California traffic safety can help drivers recognize… read more

5 Leading Causes of Injury Deaths in California

Every Californian should be mindful of personal safety and maintain situational awareness at all times; serious injuries occur every day for many unpredictable reasons and some victims do not survive their injuries. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) collates and reports accident and injury data from across California. Most Common Injury Deaths in California… read more

Delayed Whiplash Symptoms

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries that befalls motorists involved in car accidents. A type of soft-tissue injury, whiplash can be serious and lead to intense pain and loss in quality of life. Often, motorists and passengers feel fine immediately following an accident and reject medical care. In the days and weeks that… read more

We Have Filed Our First Lawsuit Against PG&E

Pacific Gas & Electric is one of the largest utility providers in California, and the company now faces tremendous legal trouble for their role in several recent wildfires in California, caused by their faulty equipment and poor maintenance standards. Although the cause of the most recent Camp Fire remains unknown, it is highly likely that… read more

Sacramento’s New Protected Bikeways

Bicycling is a great alternative to driving for many people in Sacramento, and many more enjoy biking simply for leisure or exercise. However, bicyclists sharing the road with drivers face significant risks, including severe injuries or even death from collisions with passing cars. These injuries could lead to the need for hiring a bicycle accident… read more

Sacramento Bike Projects in 2018

Bicycling in Sacramento hasn’t historically been the safest way to get around, but hard-working advocates and organizations have been trying to change that. In 2015, the most recent year featuring data available, 231 bicyclists in Sacramento suffered injuries or died in traffic accidents. Eighteen of these victims were children under the age of 15. Most… read more