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What if My Car Gets Hit by Cargo That Fell From a Passing Vehicle?

While many Sacramento car crashes are caused by the reckless maneuvers of other drivers, some are caused by loose cargo. When drivers fail to properly secure their furniture, appliances, tools and other objects onto their vehicles, it could create unexpected and dangerous obstacles on the roadway. Arnold Law Firm’s experienced Sacramento car accident lawyers discuss […]

What Evidence Could Prove a California Distracted Driving Crash?

Distracted driving is an ongoing problem on California’s roadways. People who text and drive or engage in other types of distracted driving are creating an unnecessary and dangerous hazard for themselves and others on the road. If this type of driver negligence causes a crash in the Sacramento area, do you know what evidence could […]

Critical Steps for Reducing Teen Driver Crash Risks in Sacramento

As a parent in the Sacramento area, the safety of your teen driver is a top priority. Teen driver crashes are a significant concern, especially given their lack of experience behind the wheel. However, there are critical steps you can take to help reduce the risk of a crash and ensure your teen’s safety on […]

Are Drivers Always Liable for a Pedestrian Crash in California?

Traffic accidents involving pedestrians can cause catastrophic injuries and are almost always caused by driver negligence, such as speeding or running a red light. Despite this fact, however, are drivers always liable for pedestrian crashes? Both drivers and pedestrians owe a legal duty of care. This means if a crash occurs, liability cannot be presumed. […]

Automatic Braking Systems – What if They Fail and Cause a Crash in Sacramento?

Newer passenger vehicles are often equipped with a variety of automated features to help prevent collisions, such as automated braking systems. Unfortunately, these systems are not without flaws. Sometimes they do not work or they switch on when they should not. Victims of these collisions may be unsure if they can seek compensation from the […]

Blunt Force Trauma From a Car Accident – What You Need to Know

Car accidents happen all the time, even when doing your best to drive safely and follow traffic laws. Some collisions may only cause minor scrapes and bruises, while others may cause severe injuries. Blunt force trauma is just one of the can cause many serious injuries in a car crash. In this article, we discuss […]

What if I Develop Post-Traumatic Arthritis From a Car Crash?

Car crashes often have consequences that continue long after the damaged vehicles are cleared away. One potential result is the development of post-traumatic arthritis. This condition is painful and debilitating, and it can have a lasting impact on an injured victim’s quality of life. In this article, Arnold Law Firm delves into post-crash arthritis and […]

Can I Recover Compensation for a Steering Wheel Injury After a Crash?

Colliding with the steering wheel during a crash can cause severe injuries to accident victims, including broken bones, internal injuries and contusions. If you have experienced a steering wheel injury in an accident, it is crucial to understand the process of filing an insurance claim to seek compensation for your damages. Below, we discuss the […]

What Are the Most Common Causes of Fatal Car Accidents in California?

California falls just behind Texas in the number of fatal car accidents per year. The causes of these fatal accidents vary, but there are some causes that are more common than others. Below, we discuss the most common causes of fatal car crashes in California, including speeding and impaired driving. If you lost a loved […]

Common Symptoms Accident Victims Should Not Ignore

Experiencing a car crash can be a traumatic and disorienting event. Victims are often left with physical and emotional scars. It is crucial for accident victims to be aware of symptoms that should not be ignored following a collision. If you were involved in a crash caused by another driver’s negligence, call our Sacramento car […]

Can I File a Claim if I Suffered Injuries From an Airbag?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), vehicles can be equipped with frontal and side airbags. Frontal airbags have been standard in all passenger vehicles since model year 1998 and all SUVs, pickup trucks and vans since model year 1999. The airbag in a vehicle is meant to prevent serious injuries or death […]

What is the Duty of Care Element in a Car Accident Case?

California drivers have a legal obligation to avoid causing another person harm. This is known as the duty of care. It is an important element to help establish negligence in an accident case. Below, we discuss the different standards of care, who is owed a duty of care and who must uphold a duty of […]