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    How to Get a Police Report After a Car Accident

    If you’re involved in a vehicle collision that results in injuries or property damage, a police officer should be on the scene to investigate the accident and file a police report. Accidents can be intense and there tends to be a lot of confusion on the scene, so it’s important to know when and how […]

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  • distracted driver texting behind the wheel

    Texting and Driving Accident Statistics

    Texting and driving accidents are a fairly new phenomenon, as texting has only begun over the last couple of decades, which have been really ramping up each subsequent year as we become more and more glued to our devices. Texting while driving is perhaps the leading cause of distracted driving accidents today. In fact, the […]

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    How to Prevent Car Accidents During the Holidays

    The holidays present a special time to gather with family, friends, and loved ones from near and far. It’s also a time with more people on the roads. Although the holidays are often the ideal time to make that trip over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house, there are extra hazards on […]

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  • student injured at school - parents suing for negligence

    Suing a School District for Negligence: What You Need to Know

    If you’re wondering how to sue a school because your child was injured while under the care and supervision of the school district and it’s staff, the answer — like most areas of negligence law — is somewhat complicated. As experienced personal injury lawyers who are currently handling a Manteca school negligence case, we’ll explain […]

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  • car about to get in accident with commercial truck

    Common Reasons for Truck Accidents in Sacramento

    Trucking accidents, like any vehicular accident, are extremely delicate situations. If you or someone you know were involved in a trucking accident, you must hire an experienced Sacramento truck accident lawyer to help ensure a successful outcome. Unfortunately, big rig accidents are especially delicate because they often involve serious injuries and even fatalities. On top […]

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    Our Manteca School Negligence Case in the News

    From the press release issued August 22, 2019: Disabled student neglected by teacher’s aide suffers injuries, files claims against San Joaquin Board of Education and Manteca Unified School District MANTECA – Veronica Villalobos, the mother of 12-year-old Priscilla Villalobos, has filed claims against the San Joaquin Board of Education and Manteca Unified School District in […]

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  • four motorcycle riders safely enjoying scenery

    NHTSA’s 5-Year Motorcycle Safety Plan

    On May 14th, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) posted its official Motorcycle Safety 5 Year Plan. According to this document, “Overall traffic fatalities are increasing, and motorcyclist fatalities also continue to increase and are near their highest level in over 35 years.” Despite advances in vehicle technology and road design, fatalities continue to […]

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    Emotional Distress After a Motorcycle Accident

    It’s fairly well-known that motorcycle riders are more likely to be seriously injured than car passengers in a collision. And the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA) most recently reported that “motorcyclists are about 28 times more likely than people in passenger cars to die in a traffic crash.” History and common sense also tell […]

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    Vicarious Liability Torts in Commercial Truck Accidents

    If a negligent driver causes a commercial truck accident, the trucking company can be burdened with vicarious liability torts. The company can be held liable for the driver’s negligence under the legal tenet known as respondeat superior, a Latin phrase that translates as “let the superior make the response.” This concept transfers the truck driver’s […]

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  • california fire possibly caused by utility company under strict liability

    3 Fascinating Strict Liability Tort Cases in Sacramento

    Tort liability in personal injury cases is most often based on acts of negligence, but there are exceptions. Sometimes the responsible party is held to the strict liability tort standard, meaning that a finding of negligence or malicious intent is not required. The most common types of strict liability tort cases are based on: Product […]

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