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 …

Car Accident Concussion

Concussions Caused By Car Accidents

Concussions have gotten a lot of press recently because of the publicity surrounding concussions suffered by players in the National Football League. It has been shown that the forces involved with blocking and tackling on the football field can cause players to have numerous concussions during the course of their careers. What about car accidents? Can they also cause concussions? …

Police Report Auto Accident

Auto Accident Police Reports Are Not The Final Say In Your Case

So you were a driver in a motor vehicle accident, and you suffered significant injuries. The California Highway Patrol or a local law enforcement agency arrives at the accident scene. There is chaos at the scene. EMTs have placed you on a gurney and are treating your injuries. From your gurney, you can hear the other driver telling the law …

Uninsured Motorist Coverage Personal Injury Attorney

Is Uninsured Motorist Insurance Important?

Uninsured Motorist Insurance for your auto insurance policy was created for one reason: To protect you. This is an important issue. The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimates that 15% of motorists in California are uninsured. My own experience as a personal injury attorney tells me this is probably true. This may be the result of people trying to cut expenses …