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California Senate Bill Penalizes Distracted Driving

California lawmakers are taking distracted driving seriously by pushing Senate Bill SB 1030 toward law. The measure would add one driving-record point if a driver is found handling a mobile device while driving. The bill has passed the Senate and is…

Do Drivers Have to Report Car Accidents in California?

After a car accident, California motorists are required to report the collision under certain conditions. Drivers must know what agencies to report to in order to satisfy the state’s requirement. State Reporting Requirements Most car accidents in California…

Pursuing Compensation for Children Injured in Car Accidents

Car accidents can cause serious injuries to young passengers – not just adults. In children, injuries can have lifelong effects, resulting in the need for expensive medical care through adulthood. When children are injured in car accidents, negligent…

What You Need to Know About Car Accidents in the Rain

Inclement weather increases the risk of car accidents due to poor visibility, bad road conditions and the reactions of other drivers. Accident risk rises especially when it is raining. The Sacramento car accident attorneys of the Arnold Law Firm have…

Distracted Driving FAQ

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so this is a perfect time to learn about the dangers and prevention of distracted driving. The Arnold Law Firm invites you to join us in promoting awareness of distracted driving by coming to our offices and: Taking…

Who Is at Fault in a Pedestrian Accident?

Drivers must remain alert for potential dangers, including pedestrians. If a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle, it is easy to assume that the driver is at fault – but pedestrians sometimes bear some or all of the fault for these accidents. If you were involved…

Car Accidents Can Cause a Rotator Cuff Tear

Car accidents can cause rotator cuff tears, a shoulder injury that can restrict your range of motion and cause pain as you complete daily tasks. While a rotator cuff tear is often thought of as a sports injury, car accidents are also a common cause. The…

Safety Tips for Driving on California’s Busy Highways

California has some of the busiest roads in the nation, a factor that contributes to the number of people injured on our highways every day. The car accident attorneys at the Arnold Law Firm encourage everyone to drive safely to avoid collisions. Below…

California Right-of-Way Laws

California right-of-way laws provide clear guidance regarding when drivers are permitted to go and when they should yield to others. These rules promote traffic safety and help keep traffic flowing smoothly. However, even when a driver has the right…

Drowsy Driving – A Bigger Problem Than Previously Believed

A recent groundbreaking study from the American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates that about 10 percent of all crashes involve drivers who are tired. Previous U.S. government statistics attribute only one to two percent…