Sacramento Safe Speedlimit

What is the Safest Speed Limit?

Andrew Mendlin Blog

You are driving along south-bound, State Route 99 near Florin Road in Sacramento and it is raining heavily.   You had decided to take your mom on an errand, and she is sitting in the front passenger seat of your 2020 automobile equipped with the latest equipment.  She offers you directions to your destination.  She doesn’t trust your car’s built-in, GPS …

Vaping Related Injury or Death

Can I Sue for Vaping Related Injuries?

Andrew Mendlin Blog

Vaping devices have become the millennials’ old-time cigarette. Vaping devices are essentially electronic cigarettes that have replaced the paper roll-up cigarette.  Yes, even kids in Sacramento’s middle schools and high schools have turned to vaping.  One can now vape nicotine or marijuana along with a host of tobacco products.  It is the tech age, an age of creativity and the …

Highway Guardrail

Injury Caused by Collision with Highway Guardrail

Andrew Mendlin Blog

Who is responsible for injuries to a driver and his or her passengers when that driver crashes his or her vehicle into a freeway guardrail?  One might assume that the driver is responsible since he or she may have negligently driven his or her car into the guardrail or the driver of another motor vehicle that forced the injured driver’s …

Bicycle injury accident with car

Sacramento & San Joaquin County a Leader in Bicycle Related Injury and Death

Andrew Mendlin Blog

Despite all of the bicycle lanes and protected areas for cyclists to travel on, bicyclist injury rates increased by 21% from 28.4 (2007) to 34.4 per 100,000 residents (2013). The California Department of Public Health reports that the number of bicycle related accidents and deaths are on the rise. The number one leading cause of the rise in bicycle related …

10 Car Accident Injury Claim Myths Debunked

10 Car Accident Injury Claim Myths Debunked

Andrew Mendlin Blog

Just about everyone has some preconceived beliefs about how car accident injury claims are handled. Most of us have heard bits and pieces of the experiences of friends and family. No single claims process is the same. Part of our job at Curtis Legal Group is to make sure our clients are informed throughout the process which means educating them …

Jump Electric Scooters now in Sacramento

Before You Jump on an Electric Scooter in Sacramento

Andrew Mendlin Blog

Jump Electric Scooters from Uber have hit the streets of Sacramento. Last month, we shared on the topic of Electric Scooter Safety and Liability on our blog. We at Curtis Legal Group understand the laws and liabilities with riding electric scooters in Sacramento to best assist those involved in an Electric Scooter Accident. Last week, a company owned by Uber …

Staying Safe While Riding a Hoverboard

Staying Safe on a Hoverboard Electric Scooter

Andrew Mendlin Blog

Made popular about four years ago, the Hoverboard is a self-balancing rideable device similar to an electric scooter that is a lot of fun to cruise around on. You’ve probably seen a kid riding down the street on what looks like a sideways skateboard. These electronic devices have two electric motors, a battery, and an onboard computer that helps them …

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

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

Andrew Mendlin Blog

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 …