Bird & Lime Electric Scooter Accident Risks - Who Is Liable?

Bird & Lime Electric Scooter Accident Risks – Who Is Liable?

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The e-scooter (Electric Scooter) revolution is about to hit Sacramento and the Central Valley.  If you have recently visited cities, such as Washington D.C. or San Jose, CA, then you know about this new phenomenon.  From your smartphone, you can locate and electronically pay for a motorized scooter, which you will find in various city locations provided by Electric Scooter …

hydrate to stay safe

Stay Hydrated to Stay Safe

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Could a thirsty driver be dangerous? It’s a hot summer day in Sacramento. The sun is beating down, a hot breeze is blowing. You’re out in the yard, mowing the lawn and pruning some bushes. You’re perspiring. You’ve been at it for quite a while and haven’t stopped for a drink of water. You decide it’s time to quit when …

Do You Believe in Pain and Suffering Damages? Some Don't!

Do You Believe in Pain and Suffering Damages? Some Don’t!

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Do you believe in pain and suffering damages? When our firm takes a personal injury case to trial in some counties like Stanislaus, San Joaquin or Sacramento, it is so important that our attorneys ask prospective jurors whether they believe in pain and suffering damages. If they don’t, then we must do what we can to protect our clients for …

Slip and Fall Sign in Sacramento Business

Mind The Caution Floor Sign!

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Have you ever walked into Sacramento’s Arden Fair Mall and noticed yellow or orange, wet-floor caution signs positioned throughout the mall. Lately, we have noticed that more and more restaurants, theaters, coffee shops, grocery stores and shopping malls are placing wet floor caution signs in different locations. They are usually near the restrooms but are frequently elsewhere as well. As …

where the rubber meets the road

Where The Rubber Meets The Road

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Your car’s tires are the only part of the vehicle that comes into direct contact with the road. As such, they are a critical item helping to ensure your safety. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there are typically 11,000 tire-related vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year. Making sure your tires are in good condition should, …

How Much Can an Injury Case Be Worth?

How Much Can an Injury Case Be Worth?

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This is a question we frequently get, often in the first phone call from someone recently injured in an accident. There is an answer to this question, but it’s not something that can be determined without some analysis. When we talk about what a Sacramento car accident injury case is “worth” we are either talking about what an insurance company …

An Absentee Parent Can Recover Under California's Wrongful Death Law

An Absentee Parent Can Recover Under California’s Wrongful Death Law

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You are the mother of a 35-year-old daughter. She recently died of fatal injuries arising from a Sacramento car accident along Stockton Boulevard. You have been divorced for 10 years, and your ex-spouse hasn’t seen or talked to your daughter since the divorce. You want to know if you can recover monetary compensation for the loss of your daughter, and …

How To Check The Safety Ratings Of A Car

How To Check The Safety Ratings Of A Car

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You’re driving your car along University Avenue in Sacramento on a rainy winter day. You’re thinking about what you will be doing during the upcoming weekend. Suddenly, a car traveling in the opposite direction veers across into your lane and hits you head on. Hopefully, your car, which you recently purchased, received a high safety rating for frontal crashes! No …

Seat Belts on Buses in 2018

Seat Belts on Buses in 2018

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Among the new laws going into effect this year is one dealing with the use of seatbelts on buses. Effective July 1, 2018, any passenger 16 years or older riding a bus equipped with seatbelts must buckle up. The law also requires parents of children between 8 and 16 to make sure their children use seatbelts if provided while riding …