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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…

Is California Considered a Fault or No-Fault State for Car Accidents?

Every state is either an at-fault or no-fault state when it comes to financial responsibility for damages from a car accident. In fault states, the party who is responsible for causing the accident is also liable for the damages that he or she caused,…

Motorcycle Safety: Ways to Prevent Blind Spot Accidents

Motorcycle accidents often cause devastating injuries. One common type of motorcycle accident involves other vehicles’ blind spots – when a motorcyclist rides in these areas, it is very difficult for the driver to see the bike and its rider. Drivers…

Do I Need to Give a Recorded Statement to the Insurance Company?

After a car accident, the insurance company will usually contact the injured party requesting a recorded statement about what happened. While providing a statement could speed up the claim process significantly, it could also hurt your chances of recovering…

Sacramento Drivers Ranked Among the Most Aggressive in the Country

According to a recent GasBuddy study, Sacramento drivers ranked third for the most aggressive in the country. Drivers in this city are more than 20 percent more aggressive than average drivers in the nation. Aggressive driving puts everyone on the road…

Factors that Affect Your Truck Accident Case

Accidents involving commercial trucks tend to cause greater damage than those involving smaller vehicles, due to their relative size and weight. Truck collisions may result in devastating injuries, as well as significant property damage, which can create…

What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been hurt in an accident, it is important to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer who can help you with your case. Case evaluations at the Arnold Law Firm are at no cost and come at no risk or obligation to you. Most people have…

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…