What steps can Sacramento bicyclists take to stay safe?

In our last post, we wrote about the tragic bicycle accident that recently occurred in Sacramento when a 55-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Freeport Boulevard near 35th Avenue. According to reports, the bicyclist had been in the bike lane when he was struck. It’s unclear whether the driver of the… read more

Injury statistics for cyclists in California and elsewhere

Cyclists are injured in accidents in California every year. Looking at the overall statistics for these injuries in the United States, as presented by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other groups, can help to shed some light on how often these crashes take place. First of all, the number of deaths from bike… read more

Bicyclist killed in south Sacramento

Every parent’s worst nightmare came true for a Sacramento mother this month. Her only child was killed in a bicycle accident on Freeport Boulevard near 35th Avenue on Sept. 18. The accident victim was a grown adult — age 55 — but that didn’t make the loss any easier for his mother to accept. “It’s… read more

$73M punitive damage award upheld against Hyundai

In personal injury lawsuits involving car accidents, plaintiffs who can prove that they were injured because of the negligent actions of the defendant are entitled to damages. The damages include compensation for the losses that were suffered in the accidents, such as medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. But in some cases in… read more

Fiery car accident causes 2 deaths on California Interstate

A fiery crash recently took place in California, claiming two people’s lives. The accident took place in the area of Highway 580. This type of car accident typically leaves family members of the deceased victims questioning what caused the crash and grieving for their loved ones. According to police, witnesses said it appeared that a car… read more

What to do after a car accident in California

In our last post, we discussed the many safety hazards that come along with fall driving. From the sun’s intense glare to more traffic on the roads to foggy mornings, fall can be a very dangerous time of year to drive. If you are one of the many unlucky drivers who will end up in… read more

Safety tips for drivers to keep in mind this fall

The fall season is officially upon us in California and the rest of the United States, even though the warm temperatures might feel a lot like summer. With the change in seasons comes a change in driving hazards, according to the auto insurance company Allstate. The company recently provided several potential hazards and safety tips… read more

What are some common reasons for California motorcycle accidents?

Some motorcycle accidents in California can be avoided and some cannot; either way, knowing what the most common reasons for these accidents are can be helpful. First of all, it can help riders stay safe on the road, but it can also help them know their rights if they are involved in an accident that… read more

Car accident leads to 1 teen’s death and many injuries

It is tragic for a person of any age to die, but it can be especially difficult to find out that young people who had their entire lives ahead of them have passed away in a car crash. A California accident sadly took place on a recent Saturday and claimed the life of a junior… read more

Pursuing a products liability claim against an auto manufacturer

Earlier this week, we wrote about a tragic accident in Roseville, California, last month in which a vehicle that was in park rolled over the driver as she was unloading something out of the back seat. We concluded the post by saying that an investigation is needed to determine what caused the vehicle to move… read more