Sadly, distracted driving continues to cause thousands of deaths and injuries each year. With more technology available to drivers, the number of distractions continues to increase. However, it is not just cell phone use or texting while driving that causes a distracted driving accident.
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.
Road rash commonly refers to the skin abrasions caused during a motorcycle accident. Skin abrasions result when the collision throws the rider from the motorcycle or dragged over the pavement when rider’s skin scrapes over the rough surface. Gravel, asphalt, pavement, and concrete can cause road rash.
Each year, our Sacramento car accident attorneys remind parents and caregivers about the dangers of vehicular heatstroke. Sadly, five children have lost their lives as of June 25 in hot car deaths this year. Hot car deaths claim the lives of approximately 39 children each year in the United States. Fifty-two children have died from heatstroke in vehicles in California since 1998.
Being injured through no fault of your own is frustrating. It can also be painful and emotionally stressful. In many cases, an unexpected injury can cause financial hardships. The injury may occur because of an auto accident, fall, defective product, pedestrian accident, or other accidental injury. When someone is responsible for your injury, you may be entitled to compensation for a personal injury claim.