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Can Passengers Get Compensation for Car Crash Injuries?

When a car accident occurs, we typically think of the driver filing a claim and receiving compensation for injuries, but the driver of a vehicle is not the only one who may be harmed in an accident. Passengers can also suffer severe injuries. Passengers…

100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Road-safety experts call the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day the “100 deadliest days of summer” due to the increased number of accidents that occur during this time period. More teen drivers are on the road in the summer, because of school break,…

What You Need to Know About Sideswipe Collisions

Sideswipe collisions occur when two vehicles make contact that are next to one another and are moving in the same direction. Sideswipe accidents tend to occur at higher speeds and can cause more severe injuries than rear-end or turning collisions. If…

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…