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6 Tips for Driving in Extreme Heat

Summers in Sacramento are known for being hot, but our weather has been unbearably scorching this year! When temperatures are record-high, motorists need to be cautious about the effects extreme heat can have on their vehicles. Follow our Sacramento… Read More

Restaurant Owners Charged with Stealing Millions from Employees and California Tax Payers

Eight owners and managers of Chinese restaurants in Northern California have been charged with conspiracy, wage theft and workers’ compensation fraud after allegedly stealing $4.5 million in wages from their employees and $2 million from taxpayers. In… Read More

What Everyone Needs to Know About Electric Shock Drowning

In 2016, Silicon Valley executive Jim Tramel and his family were spending spring break at their vacation home in Palm Springs, California. Several family members came over to visit and enjoy the swimming pool on Easter afternoon. Jim noticed his 9-year-old… Read More

Investigation Uncovers Widespread Employee Exploitation in California’s Port Trucking Industry

A USA TODAY Network investigation found that port trucking companies in Southern California, which transport goods for short distances from shipping ports, often violate federal employment laws by forcing drivers into debt to pay for their trucks and… Read More

Elements of a Premises Liability Claim

Property owners are legally obligated to provide a hazard-free environment that ensures the safety of those on their property. They can be liable for an injury caused by a dangerous condition located at their home, place of business, other types of buildings… Read More

FDA Warnings and Lawsuits: Diabetes Medications Cause Leg Amputations, Kidney Damage, Ketoacidosis and Serious Urinary Tract Infections - Invokana, Invokamet, Invokamet XR (canagliflozin)

The Arnold Law Firm is accepting cases and vigorously representing clients injured by diabetes medications containing the drug canagliflozin. This includes the brand names Invokana, Invokamet and Invokamet XR. The drug can cause circulation problems leading… Read More

Sacramento Plans to Fix Dangerous ‘Bermuda Triangle’ Streets

The City of Sacramento plans to invest $1 million to improve the triangular area comprising of H Street, J Street and Carlson Drive to fix its confusing layout and end the dangers posed to motorists and pedestrians. The remake is intended to tame complicated… Read More

Biking Safely in Sacramento

May is National Bike Month, which is a month-long campaign encouraging people to consider bicycling as a transportation option. Biking offers many positive and healthy benefits for those who choose to engage in the activity. It is also an environmentally… Read More

What To Do After an Auto Accident in California

A car accident can happen suddenly and without warning. If you are unprepared to deal with a car accident or unaware of what you should do after being in one, you might risk jeopardizing your claim. This guide offers useful tips for what you should do… Read More

Motorist Killed by Drugged Driver on the Shoulder of Interstate 80

An Oliverhurst man was struck and killed by another driver found to be under the influence of marijuana at the time of the accident on May 4, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP). The fatal collision occurred while a 40-year-old motorist was changing… Read More

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in California?

Dealing with the unexpected death of a loved one is a painful tragedy, especially if his or her death was completely preventable and caused by another’s negligence. Although no amount of money can fulfill the loss you experience after the death of a… Read More

Study Reveals the Majority of U.S. Drivers are Distracted by Cellphones

A new study has found the vast majority of Americans are distracted by their cellphones or electronic devices while driving.   The study, conducted by an app called Zendrive, found that U.S. drivers were distracted by their phones or other electronic… Read More

Proving Negligence in a Personal Injury claim

If you have been injured because of another’s negligence, you may have legal options to pursue compensation. However, you must prove the other party was, in fact, negligent and at fault for causing your injuries. Proving negligence in a personal injury… Read More

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Driver distraction is a dangerous problem. Because of this, traffic safety organizations and law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. have set aside April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month to educate the public about distracted driving in the… Read More

Safetyville USA Teen Driving Safety Day

On April 8, Safetyville USA will host its Teen Safe Driving Day, a free event for teens who are currently driving or looking to get their license in the near future. The event was planned by the organization’s Youth Advisory Council, which is made up… Read More

Increase in U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Recorded in 2016

The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is projected to have risen by 11 percent in 2016, compared to 2015. By utilizing preliminary data for the first half of 2016 and considering past trends, the Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA)… Read More

Wrong-Way Crash Results in Two Deaths

Two people were killed in a head-on collision on Monday involving a wrong-way driver. The three-vehicle collision occurred on White Rock Road near Prairie City Road south of Highway 50 around 8:20 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). CHP… Read More

Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes More Common Than Originally Believed

A CNN investigative report has revealed that sexual abuse of nursing home residents is much more frequent than initially thought. More than 16,000 claims of sexual assault have been reported since 2000 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities… Read More

AAA Study Reveals Young Millennials as the Worst Drivers in the U.S.

A recent study conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that young millennials between the ages of 19 and 24 years old are the most likely to engage in high-risk behavior while driving. The study used… Read More

Complacency, Poor Driving Habits Led to Increase in Traffic Deaths

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 2016 was the deadliest year for U.S. roads since 2007. A complacent belief that car accidents are inevitable, combined with lax attitudes toward high-risk dangerous driving behaviors, significantly contributed… Read More

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