Personal Injury

Types of Back Injuries

Neck, back, and spinal cord injuries are common outcomes in many types of personal injury accidents. Back injuries occur most often in auto accidents, falls, sports incidents, and acts of violence such as shootings. The spinal cord and surrounding nerves and muscles are complex parts of the body. When they suffer any type of injury,… read more

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Sacramento Bike Accidents: Fifth deadliest city in the nation

According to the Wall Street Journal, Sacramento bike accidents are a serious problem. In a report they recently conducted on the deadliest cities for bicyclists, Sacramento ranked as the fifth deadliest city in the nation for bicyclists. The Wall Street Journal report compiled data from 2007-2016 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and found… read more

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Why Do I Need to Contact a Lawyer?

Personal injury law is complex, but some individuals believe they can handle their own cases without the help of a trained attorney. While it’s true that a few individuals have managed to successfully represent their own interests and won cases in the past, this is a very rare occurrence, and the average person doesn’t have… read more

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What Are Injury Attorneys?

Personal injury law revolves around the concept of negligence, or one person’s or party’s failure to exercise reasonable care in a given situation. When negligence causes injuries, death, property damage, or other losses, victims can recover these damages through personal injury claims. While some people attempt to represent their own interests in court, doing so… read more

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Back to School Bike Safety

It’s back to school bike safety time, and this time of year means there will be more bicyclists on the road! Beware when driving to work – plan to leave a little early so you can drive slower, watch out for pedestrians and stay stress-free during the increased traffic school time brings. If you have… read more

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FDA 2018 Recall Recap: June’s Noteworthy Recalls…So Far

A recall is a word dreaded by consumers and companies alike. Whether it’s contaminated food or defective products, at the slightest it’s annoying for the affected persons. In worst case scenarios recalls can result in ailments, injuries or even cause a consumer’s demise. In 2017, the FDA recalled 9,199 products according to that year’s Enforcement… read more

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How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

After dealing with a personal injury, handling medical bills, talking to insurance companies, and taking time off work, you probably have one main question on your mind when it comes to your personal injury case: how much is it worth? Although there is no one answer to this question, you can get a better idea… read more

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What To Do If A Drunk Driver is Ahead of You

There were 10,497 fatalities due to alcohol-induced car accidents in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Every 50 minutes, a person dies from an alcohol-related car crash, which adds up to 29 fatalities a day in the United States. Due to these frightening statistics, it is likely that you have or will face… read more

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Senate Bill 1030 in California Penalizes Distracted Driving in 2018

California lawmakers are getting serious about distracted driving. The state Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 1030, which if it becomes law, would make using a cell phone while driving a moving violation causing a point to be added to a driver’s record. Laws have been in place for banning the use of cell phones while… read more

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What Are the Different Types of Negligence? 

Negligence is a central concept in every personal injury lawsuit. It’s crucial to not only understand the definition of negligence as it pertains to a personal injury case, but also the state’s laws and how they will influence the outcome of the case. Different states adhere to different negligence laws, so be sure to know… read more

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