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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

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

Combatting Wrong-Way Drivers

Wrong-way driving accidents account for only one percent of traffic collisions in the U.S., but they are extremely dangerous and often fatal. Five wrong-way crashes occurred in the greater Sacramento area from January to May 2015, resulting in the deaths… Read More

Reporting Nursing Home Abuse in Sacramento

Residents of nursing homes and assisted care facilities depend on staff to care for them, making them potentially vulnerable to neglect or abuse. If your loved one resides in one of Sacramento’s nursing homes, it is important to know how to report abuse… Read More

NHTSA Warns Against Drinking and Driving on Super Bowl Sunday

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is raising awareness about increased drunk driving associated with Super Bowl Sunday. The federal agency launched its annual “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” campaign to remind drivers about… Read More

NHTSA Shows Increase in Traffic Deaths During 2016

Traffic fatalities increased by nearly eight percent during the first nine months of 2016, compared to the same period during the previous year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA report estimates there… Read More

John Stralen Becomes Member of American Board of Trial Advocates

The Arnold Law Firm is proud to announce the membership approval of attorney John Stralen to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Sacramento Valley Chapter! Nominated ABOTA candidates must receive at least a 75 percent vote of members in attendance… Read More

John Stralen Accepted into National Board of Trial Advocacy

The Arnold Law Firm is proud to announce that attorney John Stralen has been accepted into the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) as a “Board Certified Advocate.” The NBTA was created in 1977 to provide board certification for attorneys in a number… Read More

VW Settlement Finalized

Volkswagen (VW) has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal felony counts and to pay $4.3 billion to settle criminal and civil penalties surrounding the automaker’s emissions scandal, in which defeat devices were used to cheat emissions tests. The settlement… Read More

Poise Impressa Bladder Supports May Injure Certain Women

The American Academy of Physicians (AAP) reports that about 50 percent of women between the ages of 40 to 60, and nearly 75 percent of women over the age of 75, have some form of urinary incontinence.1  Those numbers could actually be higher, since urinary… Read More

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