Vaping Related Injury or Death

Can I Sue for Vaping Related Injuries?

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 …

Bicycle injury accident with car

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

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 …

Jump Electric Scooters now in Sacramento

Before You Jump on an Electric Scooter in Sacramento

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 …

The Risk of Uninsured Uber and Lyft Drivers

The Risk of Uninsured Uber and Lyft Drivers

What happens if your Uber or Lyft Driver gets in a car accident while logged out of the app? Will Uber or Lyft cover your injuries, or will the drivers personal insurance coverage kick in? You are traveling in downtown Sacramento and standing at the corner of Capitol Mall and 10th Street. You open up your Uber or Lyft app, …

hydrate to stay safe

Stay Hydrated to Stay Safe

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 …