Injury Law Blog

Who are the potential defendants in a semitruck accident case?

Plaintiffs who are pursuing personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits should try to name as many defendants as possible since this will help maximize the chances of recovering just compensation. In a commercial trucking accident caused by a negligent truck driver, the potential defendants will include more than just the truck driver. These potentially liable… read more

3 arrested in Roseville after police pursuit

Crashes can happen for many reasons, but one of the most surprising is when a crash happens due to a police chase. The police generally do not chase suspects when it means that they could put others in danger. They did in this case, and the suspects ended up getting into multiple collisions. In the… read more

How do we make the roads safe for walkers?

If you like to walk, you’ve probably had a few narrow escapes that made you jump out of the way of a passing car or truck. You might even hear your friends say it is getting too dangerous to walk in California. Your friends have a point. The number of people injured in motor vehicle… read more

What should you do after a dog bite?

Smart dog owners understand that even the friendliest, gentlest pet is unpredictable. Dogs can provide companionship and protection. However, when they feel afraid, frustrated or cornered, they may react by biting, growling or other aggression. If you have ever suffered a bite from a dog, you know how painful it can be. In California, dog… read more

What’s the timetable for recovery from a brain injury?

Most people who suffer from a serious brain injury in a car accident will want to know how long it’s going to take for them to get better. The truth is that the road to recovery after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) could take some years, and even then, many victims will endure lifelong disabilities… read more

Man’s death draws attention to poor care in Sacramento facility

Personal injuries can occur in many different ways, and one of the worst is when an elderly person is injured because of the lack of care provided at a care facility. According to one news article from Sept. 5, a man was visiting his stepfather and became concerned when he found out that the man… read more

Why do trucking accidents happen?

If the California roads seem crowded to you, there is good reason. Over 15 million tractor-trailers and other large trucks are on U.S. highways each year. With that many trucks on the road, it is no surprise that the number of accidents involving trucks has increased 20 percent since 2008. As you can imagine, an accident… read more

How effective are seat belts really?

If you ever feel tempted to doubt the potentially life-saving benefits of seat belts – don’t. Failing to wear a seat belt in a motor vehicle could be one of the worst decisions you ever make. In fact, millions of Americans are suffering from life-altering injuries, or they have died, as a direct result of… read more

Finding a daycare that will keep your child safe

Your children are more important to you than anything. Because you want them to be safe and healthy, you do what you can to protect them. You read food labels, make sure they get regular checkups and never start the car until they are buckled safely into their car seats. Searching for a daycare provider requires the… read more

What makes an sport utility vehicle roll over?

A rollover accident is one of the most dangerous. People who don’t wear seat belts could be thrown around the vehicle. Even if everyone is wearing them, there is a potential for the vehicle to be crushed inward, pinning people in place and trapping them when they’re most in need of medical care. One of… read more