where the rubber meets the road

Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Your car’s tires are the only part of the vehicle that comes into direct contact with the road. As such, they are a critical item helping to ensure your safety. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there are typically 11,000 tire-related vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year. Making sure your tires are in good condition should, …

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 …

Sacramento Car Accident Personal Injury Settlement

Our client was turning right into a parking space when the defendant driver attempted to pass him on the right, causing a collision. Our client’s truck sustained only $2,700 worth of damage, but we were able to establish that the impact exacerbated and/or caused a rotator cuff tear, requiring surgeries. We obtained combined policy limits settlements totaling $250,000.

Modesto Jeep vs Car Accident Recovery

Our client was driving a 2007 Chevy sedan with two family members seated in the sedan. Suddenly, a Jeep truck, traveling in the opposite direction, spun out of control and struck the Chevy sedan head-on. The driver and her occupants suffered severe leg, chest, and facial injuries. All of the sedan occupants hired Curtis Legal Group. Curtis Legal Group investigated …