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Consider This Before Serving Alcohol at Your Child’s Party

Last week, a Modesto family suffered a tragic loss. A teenager, driving while allegedly under the influence, drove a luxury automobile into another passenger car causing the passenger vehicle to roll over. A mother and daughter lost their lives in this senseless accident. Indeed, the State will likely pursue criminal charges against the teenage driver. The relatives of the mother …

Hit and run accident lawyer

Watch Out For Those Street Monsters On Halloween

Halloween is a great time of year in the Central Valley, whether in Sacramento, Stockton or Modesto. Friends gather and celebrate the holiday with costume parties. Fully-costumed kids run up to neighborhood homes whether in Sacramento’s Arden Arcade district, Stockton’s Weston Ranch area or Modesto’s Village One neighborhood. They knock on doors while calling out “trick or treat” and receive …

Sacramento bicycle laws explained

Sacramento Bicycle Laws May Not Be What You Think

You are driving your car along Fair Oaks Blvd. in Sacramento, California. Suddenly, you see a bicyclist occupying your car’s lane of travel. When you look closely, the cyclist is riding without a helmet, and he’s biking somewhat fast. He has one headphone in his ear, and he isn’t even riding in the bike lane conveniently placed to the right …

Car Baby Seat Position

Don’t Turn That Baby!

It’s a hot summer afternoon in Sacramento, California. Your one-year-old child is positioned in his car seat facing the rear window and seatback. The temperature outside is over 105 degrees Fahrenheit, but it feels like 150 degrees in your car. You are driving southbound on 99, and your baby is strapped in the car seat’s Velcro and buckle restraint system. …

Hit and Run Car Accident Uninsured Motorist

Does Uninsured Motorist Coverage pay for Hit and Run Car Accidents?

Every now and again, I receive calls from clients who were driving along a freeway, such as Interstate 5 in Stockton, California when another vehicle suddenly veers into their lane, not striking their vehicle, but causing them to turn their car into the median barrier or even worse, into the opposite lane of travel. They suffer bodily injuries and car …

Sacramento Motorcycle Lane Splitting

What Sacramento Drivers Need to Know About Lane-Splitting Motorcycles

Do you drive on State Route 99 and Mack Road in Sacramento? If so, you may have noticed that more and more motorcyclists are hitting the road. Their leather wardrobe, helmets, and engine sounds are a clear warning that summer is around the corner. You may have also noticed that some motorcyclists steer their motorcycles in between lanes in order …

Baseball Injury Attorney

Play Ball!

Now that March Madness is over, the Sacramento River Cats, the Stockton Ports, and the Modesto Nuts have taken to the baseball diamond.  Popcorn, hot dogs, and peanuts will fill the baseball stands, and the sound of the organist and fans singing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” will fill the ballpark speaker system.  The attorneys and staff of Curtis …

Autonomous Vehicle Operator

So You Want To Be An Autonomous Vehicle Operator?

Have you heard about the “autonomous vehicle test driver”? Well, if you haven’t, then April 25, 2017, is a big day for you. That is the day the State of California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (“DMV”) will hold a public hearing in Sacramento, California to solicit criticism and suggestions for proposed regulations governing autonomous vehicles and their test drivers. The …