Sacramento has many activities and opportunities for recreation and relaxation. However, a beautiful day can quickly turn tragic when another person’s negligence results in an accidental injury. Unfortunately for some people, the injuries they sustain in an accident causes chronic pain. While many accidental injuries heal with time, rest, and medical treatment, long-term pain can be more difficult to manage. If you are suffering from chronic pain after an accident, you need an experienced Stockton personal injury lawyer to help you hold the negligent person responsible for your pain accountable for his or her actions.
Commercial truck accidents can be devastating for the drivers and passengers of other vehicles. In approximately three-fourths of the fatal traffic accidents involving large trucks, the victims are occupants of other vehicles. Non-fatal large truck accidents also injure thousands of people each year. Most people believe if they are involved in a commercial truck accident that the trucking company and its insurance provider will pay their medical bills, lost wages, and other damages.
After being injured in a car accident, there are many different forms of medical treatment that your doctor may prescribe. Of course, the first step is to perform the initial examination and listen to your symptoms. The doctor may then order one or more diagnostic tests such as X-rays, CT scans, an MRI, and blood tests to confirm a diagnosis or obtain further information to make a diagnosis. Once your physician diagnoses your injuries, he can develop a treatment plan that gives you the best chance of recovery.
Sometimes death comes sooner than it should for someone because of the negligence of another party. While death is tragic no matter how or when it occurs, a death caused by a preventable car accident is always difficult for loved ones. The family must deal with the loss of a loved one, but also grapple with the fact that had it not been for the reckless and negligent behavior of another party, their loved one would still be with them.
No amount of money can compensate a family fully for the loss of a family member. However, compensation can help pay the medical expenses, funeral costs, and living expenses after a wrongful death. Under California law, a family may be able to recover compensation from the at-fault party by filing a wrongful death claim.
Your favorite song is blaring on the radio, your passengers are singing along, and a younger child is shouting your name because his older sibling is irritating him. In a few minutes, you hear your stomach growling, and you realize that you haven’t had a bite to eat since early this morning before leaving the house. Then your cell phone rings, it’s Mom calling to check on how much longer it will take to get to her house because they are ready to start the grill. Sadly, the distraction in your vehicle causes you to miss the turn signal on the vehicle in front of you and your plow right into the back of a huge SUV. The next thing you hear are the sirens of first responders racing to the scene of your accident.