Everything You Need to Know About Unmarked Crosswalks in California

September 21st, 2023

Originally published March 1, 2021. Unmarked crosswalks are very common throughout California. With the absence of pedestrian traffic signals, drivers and pedestrians both might be confused about who has the right of way. Fortunately the law is very clear on the matter: the pedestrian has right-of-way and cars must yield to them. But situations vary, […]

The Role of Insurance in California Slip-and-Fall Cases

September 18th, 2023

A slip-and-fall accident can happen when you least expect it, leaving you with painful injuries and major medical expenses. Imagine you’re shopping at the supermarket, for example, when your foot suddenly slips on a wet floor. In seconds, you are lying on the ground, facing the aftermath of a slip-and-fall accident. While these accidents may […]

Personal Injury on Campus: Legal Insights and Safety Tips for Cyclists

September 15th, 2023

Cycling accidents leading to personal injury are a significant concern on university and college campuses. Understanding the legal implications and adopting safety measures can greatly reduce the risk and impact of these incidents. As a Sacramento personal injury law firm, we’re committed to guiding students, faculty, and campus visitors through the complexities of personal injury […]

Safety Tips for Sharing the Road with Trucks on California’s I-5

September 11th, 2023

California’s Interstate 5 (I-5) is a vital artery in the state’s transportation network, facilitating the movement of goods and people across vast distances. As one of the nation’s busiest and most crucial transportation routes, I-5 plays a key role in supporting economic growth and connecting communities. However, the volume of commercial truck traffic on this […]

Advocating for Accountability: Taking Action in Pool-Related Personal Injury Claims

September 8th, 2023

Many people in California enjoy spending warm days by swimming pools to unwind and relax. However, pools can result in injuries and even deaths. Personal injury lawsuits involving pools have many causes, including drownings, injuries from shallow diving, slip and fall incidents, and electrocutions. A person is eligible for compensation if they have been injured […]

How to File a Personal Injury Claim After a Wildfire

September 4th, 2023

From devouring vast stretches of pristine wilderness to ravaging homes and properties, wildfires are catastrophic events that leave behind devastation and heartache. Beyond the visible destruction, wildfires can leave victims with physical injuries, psychological trauma, and substantial financial losses. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, the U.S. experienced 68,988 wildfires in 2022, which destroyed […]

Slip and Fall Prevention: Best Practices for Businesses

September 1st, 2023

Sacramento businesses must take preventative measures to avoid slips and falls. Failure to do so will result in significant financial losses, including lost wages, working days, and costly in-hospital and prescription drug expenses. Let’s look at a few considerations that businesses should take when making their properties safe for employees and customers. Causes of Slips […]

What to Know About California’s Dog Leash and Dog Bite Laws

August 28th, 2023

California’s dog leash and dog bite laws are in place to safeguard the well-being of both dogs and the public. These laws dictate the appropriate handling and restraint of dogs in public spaces and establish liability for dog owners in the event of a bite or attack. Understanding these laws is essential for dog owners, […]

The Dos and Don’ts When Speaking to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

August 21st, 2023

If you are involved in a personal injury accident, such as a car crash or slip-and-fall, you’ll need to speak with an insurance adjuster when filing your claim. The role of these professionals is to investigate and settle claims on behalf of the other party’s insurance company. Knowing the dos and don’ts of interacting with […]

Is California a No-Fault State for Car Accidents?

August 17th, 2023

Originally published October 4, 2021. Each state has different laws for resolving accident and insurance disputes. For auto accidents, states have either “no-fault” or “at-fault” insurance laws. California is an at-fault state, which means the driver deemed responsible for the accident is liable for paying the costs of potential injuries and property damage sustained by […]