Fireworks Injury Accident - 4th of July

Fireworks Injury Accident – Who Is Liable?

Andrew Mendlin Blog

Fourth of July is a great time of year to watch fireworks at your local park or stadium.  This July 4, 2020, however, will be different due to COVID-19.  Any such social gatherings are strictly prohibited.  Therefore, we can expect that more and more people will turn to home fireworks to celebrate this country’s independence.  Home fireworks, even legal and …

Dehydration Car Accident

Driving While Dehydrated – Dehydration Related Car Accident

Andrew Mendlin Blog

This Fourth of July weekend marks the first summer holiday weekend when drivers will be hitting the highways and facing congested traffic and long periods behind a wheel.  For those people traveling in California’s Central Valley, a summer holiday weekend usually also includes summer temperatures of 90 degrees Fahrenheit plus and a relentless sun beating down on them as they …

Car Accident Commuting Work Responsible

Car Accident Commuting to Work, Who’s Responsible?

Ralph Curtis Blog

What time of day do you suppose accounts for more auto accidents than any other?  When are Sacramento streets most congested?  When are people in Stockton or Modesto most likely hurrying to get somewhere?   Right: The daily commute to and from work.  Because more people are out on the roads in the early morning or evening hours, car crashes are …

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 …