Arnold Law Firm Blog

 

John Stralen Becomes Member of American Board of Trial Advocates

The Arnold Law Firm is proud to announce the membership approval of personal injury 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…

Clearing the Air About Vaping

Vape pens. E-cigs. Mods. PVs. The formal name is Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). Whatever you call it, we are discovering that vaping is bad news for the user. E-cigarettes work by heating a cartridge of liquid, often called e-juice, to…

Why Car Accident Cases are Complicated, Even When Fault Seems Clear

Dealing with a car accident can be very complicated, particularly when there are disputes about fault. However, accidents can be complex even when the other driver seems clearly at fault. Clear liability can make it more likely for victims to obtain…

Vitamin Vaping: Health Trend or Health Risk?

Vaping dietary supplements can lead to injuries and death, despite irresponsible marketing claims. Learn more. Vitamins are Important We all need vitamins and minerals to thrive, but a well-balanced diet can usually provide all of the nutrition a person…

Can Weed Killer Cause Cancer?

A recent study by the University of Washington found that the herbicide glyphosate raises the cancer risk of people exposed to the substance by 41 percent. The research incorporated a 2018 study of more than 54,000 people who worked as licensed pesticide…

How Insurers May Try to Prove You Were at Fault for a Car Accident

Car insurance companies are not on your side after an accident, no matter what you hear in TV commercials. They may try to claim you were at fault, or at least partially at fault, because of something you did or did not do before the crash. Below, learn…

Why You Should Not Accept an Insurance Settlement Before Talking to a Lawyer

You can expect to be contacted by an insurance company after suffering an injury in a car accident. They may even offer a settlement, telling you they want to resolve things as quickly as possible. However, accepting that settlement offer could be a bad…

What Happens When the At-Fault Driver’s Insurance Runs Out?

If you were injured in an accident and another driver is at fault, he or she is financially responsible for your damages. However, the other driver’s insurance coverage may run out before your medical bills and other expenses are fully covered. Fortunately,…

Ways Insurance Adjusters Try to Trick Accident Victims

You may talk to or receive a call from an insurance adjuster after getting hurt in a car accident. Even though this person may sound friendly, one of the adjuster’s objectives is finding information to deny your claim or devalue the damages you suffered.…

12.3 Million More Vehicles May Have Defective Airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has greatly expanded the investigation of malfunctioning airbag control units that create a risk of the airbag not inflating in a collision. Another 12.3 million vehicles have been added to the…

First American Leaks Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records

One of the leading title insurance providers in the U.S., First American Financial Corp., has leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals dating back to 2003. The Santa Ana, California-based company provides title insurance and…

Dealing with the Trucking Company after an Accident

The weight and size of a commercial truck puts the occupants of passenger vehicles at serious risk if they are involved in an accident with one of these vehicles. These accidents commonly cause debilitating injuries and even death. If you were in a truck…

How Can a Police Report Be Used as Evidence in My Car Accident Case?

With any serious car accident, law enforcement should be called to the scene to assess the damage and interview everyone involved. The responding officer will prepare a report describing what happened and file it at the local precinct. This paperwork…