Bicycle injury accident with car

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

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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 …

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 …

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Consider This Before Serving Alcohol at Your Child’s Party

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Last week, a Modesto family suffered a tragic loss. A teenager, driving while allegedly under the influence, drove a luxury automobile into another passenger car causing the passenger vehicle to roll over. A mother and daughter lost their lives in this senseless accident. Indeed, the State will likely pursue criminal charges against the teenage driver. The relatives of the mother …

Emotional Stress Personal Injury

Severe Emotional Stress is a Personal Injury

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Recently, one of our young clients was involved in a serious rollover car accident. He was a front-seat passenger in his friend’s motor vehicle when it struck a median barrier near Mack Road in Sacramento. Our client was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he underwent an extensive physical examination. Luckily, he was wearing his seatbelt, and he …

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California’s Windshield Law Protects Motorists & Pedestrians

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After several years of drought affecting California, California is finally getting some rain; to put it mildly. In fact, the State seems like it is getting rain almost every other day. Unfortunately, the recent rains have allowed us to discover that we have neglected some basic maintenance and repair items. Some of our homes have muddied gutters, leaky rooves and …

Uninsured Motorist Coverage Personal Injury Attorney

Is Uninsured Motorist Insurance Important?

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Uninsured Motorist Insurance for your auto insurance policy was created for one reason: To protect you. This is an important issue. The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimates that 15% of motorists in California are uninsured. My own experience as a personal injury attorney tells me this is probably true. This may be the result of people trying to cut expenses …

Can My Medical Insurance Company Take Part Of My Settlement?

Can My Medical Insurance Company Take Part Of My Settlement?

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Why do I have to use money received from my settlement recovery or judgment to pay back my health insurance company when I pay monthly health insurance premiums? The money is mine.  I am the injured victim.  I took the time to hire an attorney and prosecute my case.  I filled out the paperwork, worked with my attorney, and went …