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2019 California Law Requires Repeat DUI Offenders to Install Breathalyzers (Ignition Interlock Devices) in Cars

Under a California law that took effect on January 1, 2019, ignition interlock devices (IID) must be installed in the vehicles of those who have been convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) multiple times or just once if injury was involved. The…

Study Reveals Jump Bikes More Popular Than Uber

Last spring, Uber introduced nine hundred red Jump bikes to the Sacramento, West Sacramento and Davis area. The program promised on-demand electric bikes that would allow commuters the ability to travel farther and get to their destination faster in a…

Will California's Proposed Bicycle Legislation Increase Safety on the Roadways?

On February 19th, a new bicycle bill was proposed in California that may change the way cyclists travel on the roadways. The bill was introduced by Phil Ting, a Democratic member of the California State Assembly. California has made several changes over…

Electric Scooters Raising Safety Concerns As They Become More Popular

Electric scooter sharing programs continue to grow at a rapid pace across the country, particularly in larger cities, allowing riders to enjoy a fun, affordable and convenient method of transportation. Sacramento and West Sacramento are two of the latest…

Driving with Pets and Avoiding Dangerous Distractions

With the term “distracted driving,” most people think of texting, but there are many other types of distractions, including having pets in the car. Distracted driving refers to anything that takes the driver’s attention, hands or eyes off the road. Pet…

How to Deal with the Insurance Company After an Accident

After an accident, opening a claim with the at-fault party’s insurance company is usually the first step in pursuing compensation for your injuries. However, be very careful with what you say and do to protect your best interests. Insurance companies…

Tips for Driving Safely in Construction Zones

Road construction zones are dangerous for both workers and drivers. Knowing how to safely drive through construction areas will help you lower the risk of accidents and resulting injuries, to yourself, your passengers and construction workers. Work Zone…

Pre-Existing Conditions and How They Affect Injury Claims

Accident victims often face strong opposition from the other party’s legal team and insurance company about any pre-existing conditions they may have. While having a pre-existing condition can make filing a personal injury claim more difficult, you may…

Who is Liable in a Commercial Truck Accident?

If you are injured in a commercial truck accident, determining who is at fault can be complex. Commercial trucking operations involve multiple parties, each responsible for different aspects which could make them liable in an accident. It is important…

How Understaffed Nursing Homes Increase the Risk of Abuse and Neglect

Nursing homes are legally required to maintain adequate staff for the heath and safety of all residents. Unfortunately, understaffing in nursing homes is a very serious problem across the country. This can create a stressful work environment where nursing…

The Arnold Law Firm is Collecting Toys for Tots Donations

The Arnold Law Firm is proud to be an official drop-off location for the Marine Toys for Tots Program. Help us bring cheer to local children in need by donating a new, unwrapped toy at our office located at 865 Howe Avenue in Sacramento during business…

Paradise Camp Fire Victims Searching for Information, Answers

The Arnold Law Firm has spent the past few days stunned by reports of the immense devastation that record-breaking Paradise Camp Fire has wreaked upon our neighboring Butte County. We have many clients, colleagues, friends, and loved ones whose lives…