Traffic accidents continue to be one of the most common causes of wrongful death and personal injury. Negligent and careless drivers cause accidents that change the lives of victims forever. Those drivers can and should be held liable for the common injuries, damages and losses they cause. Our Sacramento personal injury lawyers fight for the rights of accident victims to receive fair compensation for their damages after a car wreck.
One of the most common car accident injuries is whiplash. Unfortunately, whiplash is also one of the most disputed car accident injuries by insurance providers. Insurance companies often allege that the victim’s injuries are not as severe as the victim claims because the victim is exaggerating whiplash symptoms. Talking to a Sacramento whiplash injury lawyer is one of the best ways to protect your right to a fair settlement for your car accident claim.
California dog bite laws give victims legal grounds to recover compensation for injuries and damages caused by dog attacks. However, dog bite laws can be complicated, and cases are not always easy to win. Laws can change, such as the new dog bite disclosure law. Hiring a Sacramento dog bite attorney who understands the law and the legal requirements to prove liability gives victims a better chance of receiving a just and fair settlement after being bitten by a dog.
California is one of 19 states that has a universal helmet law for motorcyclists. All motorcyclists and passengers must wear a motorcycle helmet while riding in California under California Vehicle Code §27803. Even though the state has a mandatory motorcycle helmet law, that does not mean that every person riding a motorcycle obeys the law. If you were injured in a motorcycle helmet and were not wearing a motorcycle helmet, that fact could have a substantial impact on your ability to recover compensation for injuries.
Being injured in a California motorcycle accident can leave you feeling helpless and overwhelmed. In addition to the property damage to your motorcycle and your physical injuries, you may also experience a significant loss of income from being out of work. The emotional and mental stress of dealing with your injuries and the settlement of the accident claim can take a great toll on your ability to focus and concentrate on work and home responsibilities.