Can you be susceptible to road rage?

Independence Day weekend is widely regarded as one of the busiest times to be on the road. Even with California’s traditionally high gas prices (even though they are lower than in past years), it is expected that more people will be on the road. Nationwide, it is expected that more than 37 million people will… read more

A 7th-grader dies after being hit by a speeding motorist

A 12-year-old Rancho Cordova girl was struck and killed by a motorist early in the morning on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The 7th grader was walking across the street en route to Cordova High School to attend summer school when she was struck. She was a 7th grader at W.E. Mitchell Middle School. Dispatch with… read more

Pedestrians on highways: Risks and rights

When you’re a pedestrian, it’s usually a bad idea to enter a highway without a reason. Sometimes, people are on the highway because of a vehicle that has broken down or because they need to do work on the roads. These individuals are in danger every moment they’re around the high-speed roadway. If even one… read more

Did you get hit from behind?

Imagine you were driving your children home from school one afternoon and a pickup truck hits your car from behind. Not only was the accidents surprising, but it didn’t make sense. You gave the person plenty of time to slow down. Your stop wasn’t abrupt or sharp. The roads weren’t slick. It’s almost as if… read more

Head, neck and chest injuries are common in crashes

There are many factors that can lead to a car crash, whether it’s the glare from the sun or a sudden stop to try to avoid an animal in the road. When a crash happens, the people in the vehicle have the potential to be injured. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of… read more

Common causes of pedestrian accidents

As a pedestrian, you know that one mistake by a driver could lead to an accident with serious injuries. Even so, this doesn’t mean you should stop walking or biking from one place to the next, especially since both forms of transportation are most congenial to the environment. It’s important to understand the most common… read more

3 examples of premises liability claims

At Rosenthal & Kreeger, LLP, we represent Roseville residents in their premises liability claims. Usually, when plaintiffs hear the word “premises liability,” they think of dangerous property conditions that result in a slip, trip or fall, but this category of personal injury law is much broader than slip-and-fall cases alone. Let’s take a look at… read more

Bruising can mean you have significant injuries after a crash

Whenever you get hurt, it’s normal to see bruising. When your skin is impacted, blood vessels below the surface rupture. That causes bleeding, which turns into bruising as it rises to the surface near the skin. While most bruising is not harmful, there are times when it can signify that something is wrong. For example,… read more

Drunk driver charged with murder in rare accident scenario

California law is not exceedingly clear about how to treat an unborn baby that dies in a car accident. In fact, if a baby dies in a mother’s womb due to a car crash, the at-fault driver may not be guilty of manslaughter because babies are not seen as “living persons” until after they have… read more

Emotional injuries result in big payout for victim in California

Personal injuries come in many forms. Some are physical, and others are emotional. Even emotional scars come at a cost, and in this case, those injuries were compensable. While this story is not about the person charged with a rape, it is about what happens when a person tries to cover up something horrible. In… read more