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7 Steps to Take After a Hit-and-Run Car Accident

Fleeing the scene of a car accident is illegal in California, and every other state in the nation. Hit-and-run drivers can be charged with a felony if anyone in the other car suffers an injury, even if it is a minor one. Despite these laws, hit-and-run… Read More

Common Types of Truck Accident Injuries

Between 2014 and 2015, more than 7,500 people were killed in accidents involving commercial trucks, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/Highway Loss Data Institute. In 2015, 69 percent of truck accident fatality victims were occupants… Read More

How Can a Lawyer Help Me if I was a Passenger in a Car Accident?

A passenger who was involved in an auto accident has the same rights as a driver to file a claim to recover compensation for his or her injuries. Furthermore, a passive passenger is not at fault for causing an auto accident and is not liable for the… Read More

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Identifying nursing home abuse is not always simple. Many elderly victims remain silent about the abuse they have endured, or lack the cognitive abilities to recognize or remember an act of abuse that occurred. For this reason, The Arnold Law Firm’s nursing… Read More

What You Need to Know About Bedsores in Nursing Homes

Nursing home residents who are incapacitated are at risk of developing bedsores, which are painful ulcers that form on the skin after long periods of inactivity. With proper nursing care, most types of bedsores are preventable. Unfortunately, bedsores… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

An injury caused by another’s negligence may entitle you to compensation for your losses and medical expenses. However, it may be difficult to recover the damages you deserve if an insurance company or the at-fault party does not cooperate. While an… Read More

What You Need to Know About the Age Discrimination in Employment Act

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 protects older employees from discrimination in the workplace. Unfortunately, despite the ADEA, age discrimination still remains a persistent employment problem. Older employees often experience… Read More

Study Ranks Sacramento Drivers as the Worst in the Nation

A new study that ranked the standards of drivers in 75 major U.S. cities named Sacramento as the city with the worst and most dangerous drivers in the nation. The study, conducted by auto insurance comparison site QuoteWizard, sampled incident statistics… Read More

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 devices… Read More

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