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Blog Posts in December, 2014

  • Attention aggressive Sacramento drivers

    Lives Are A Stake! On behalf of Eliot Reiner of Eliot Reiner, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Every driver can likely relate to being in a hurry at one time or another. Consequently, a driver may speed or engage in other driving behaviors that may be considered dangerous or discourteous to others with whom he or she shares the road. It should ...
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  • Vehicle Accidents, Alcohol & Holidays

    If ever there was a time to slow down driving on the roadways, it's now. With Christmas and New Years fast approaching, people tend to celebrate, often to excess, right before driving a motor vehicle. Please be careful! Give yourself more time to drive from one location to another. Provide more distance between your car and others on the road. Don't drink & drive! Be safe. Take care of yourself, ...
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  • What do scientists know about brain injuries so far?

    In the last few decades, there has been a lot of research conducted around brain injuries and the effect they can have on a person. The more research that is conducted, the more we begin to understand the severity of these injuries and the danger they pose to sufferers across the nation. So what do scientists know about brain injuries so far? Let's take a look. One thing that scientists and ...
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  • Do semi-at-fault bicyclists get compensation after a crash?

    Imagine for a moment that you are a bicyclist who has just been injured in a pedestrian accident. If you're like most of our California readers then your first thought might be how you should go about seeking compensation from the at-fault driver. After all, the accident wasn't your fault so why should you have to pay the costs of your injuries? But what if you were partially at fault in the ...
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  • Why is it important to wear your seatbelt while driving?

    A lot of people who read this week's post title may laugh at the question we pose because it seems like a no-brainer. Seat belts save lives. That's the motto we hear all the time on national ads. But what if we told you that more than 50 percent of people, age 13 to 20, who died in motor vehicle accidents in 2012 weren't wearing their seat belts? Would you still think this week's question was ...
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  • The cost of losing a limb

    For many people across California, the thought of amputating a limb is a scary one. This is especially true for people who are losing a limb because of irreparable damage suffered in a serious accident. For them, the trauma of the accident may still be fresh in their minds and difficult to deal with as is. Now add on the challenging decision to amputate one's own limb and the situation can quickly ...
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  • Top 3 things that could lead to a crash this holiday season

    Most people consider the holidays to be a wonderful time of the year. They provide us with the opportunity to travel and see family and friends we don't see all of the time, to shop for gifts for loved ones and send adorable holiday pictures of our pets and/or children. Unfortunately, as some of our California readers may have realized, this time of the year also is responsible for a large number ...
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  • Is a brain injury more harmful for a child than an adult?

    As some of our more frequent readers have noticed, we like to address issues on this blog that we feel our readers will be most interested in seeing. As you may have also noticed, we also like to address questions that are also on the minds of our readers, including the one we pose in today's blog post. In keeping with this tradition, today's blog post will cover an important question: is a brain ...
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  • How new technology could help reduce truck accident fatalities

    While most people understand that serious truck accidents can and do occur on the roads and highways around us, they may not truly appreciate just how great and just how regularly they occur. For instance, did you know that data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that in 2012 alone 3,514 people were killed in truck crashes here in the U.S., and that 67 percent of these ...
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  • Intersections can be dangerous places

    Traffic accidents can happen anywhere out on the roads. However, there are some places that are more likely to be the location of a motor vehicle accident than others. Intersections are one such type of place. There are all manner of different traffic accidents that can occur at intersections here in California, such as: rear-end accidents, t-bone accidents, car verses pedestrian accidents and car ...
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  • The scars that don't show after a bicycle accident

    We'd like to ask our California readers to think for a moment of what their idea of a typical bicycle accident looks like. For most people, the rider is likely the victim, having been struck by a driver that wasn't paying attention or did not see them. Because most bicycle accidents result in serious or fatal injuries, the hypothetical rider in the minds of our readers may have suffered broken ...
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  • Morgan still seeks damages for injuries caused by truck crash

    Back in June, along a stretch of New Jersey highway, actor Tracy Morgan and several of his celebrity friends were seriously and even fatally injured when a Wal-Mart truck rear ended their limousine van. Morgan, whose story has been picked up by just about every major news outlet from the East Coast all the way over here to the West Coast, suffered a broken nose, ribs and leg in the crash along ...
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