• Can You Sue Someone for a Dog Bite?

      According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AMA), more than 4.5 million people are victims to dog bites each year. Of these, 6,000 are hospitalized for their injuries. California has ...

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    • Have You Been Injured in a Cat Attack?

      When many people think of animal attacks, their first thought is usually of an unleashed dog or a larger animal becoming violent. But what about cats? Cat bites and attacks can be just as serious as ...

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    • Looking at California's strict liability dog bite statute, P.2

      In our last post, we began speaking about California’s strict liability dog bite statute, particularly the elements a plaintiff must prove when pursuing a case under the law. As we pointed out, the ...

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    • Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Whiplash

      Whiplash is one of the most common injuries after a traffic collision. However, it should still be treated with the same severity as any other accident-related injury. If ignored, a whiplash could ...

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    • Top 5 Things to Do After a Bicycle Accident

      Many types of unforeseen crashes can happen while riding a bicycle. Perhaps the most frightening is colliding with a pedestrian, another bike, or even an automobile. If any of the aforementioned ...

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    • Preserving Evidence in a Personal Injury Case

      As in any lawsuit, the evidence is essential, and personal injury claims are no different. If you were injured in a car accident , a slip and fall accident , a truck accident, a bicycle accident, or ...

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    • Can I Seek Compensation for a Brain Injury?

      Brain injuries are among the most serious, life-altering conditions a person can sustain. Most are caused by accidents in which a person’s head is forcibly struck against a surface. An injury of this ...

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    • Brain Injuries Resulting in Memory Loss

      When it comes to traumatic brain injuries (TBI) , one of the most common symptoms is memory loss. TBI can damage parts of the brain which handle learning and remembering, affecting short-term and ...

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    • Why Should All Brain Injuries Be Taken Seriously?

      After taking a blow to the head, being in a car accident , slipping and falling, or even suffering from a persistent high fever, a full medical examination is crucial. Even if you are feeling fine and ...

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    • Will I Get Punitive Damages in a Drunk Driving Accident?

      Sustaining an injury in a car accident caused by a distracted or negligent driver is devastating. It can be even more devastating to find out that the driver who caused your accident was under the ...

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    • Who is Liable for Commercial Vehicle Accidents?

      Navigating a commercial vehicle accident can be complicated. If you were injured in a collision with a commercial vehicle, you may be confused about who is liable for your damages. Although the driver ...

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    • Are Parents Liable for Their Child’s Car Accident?

      As the parent of a new driver, your greatest worry is your teen being injured in an accident. Learning that your child was involved in a collision brings forth a lot of emotions, like fear, anger, and ...

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  • DUI
    • Will I Get Punitive Damages in a Drunk Driving Accident?

      Sustaining an injury in a car accident caused by a distracted or negligent driver is devastating. It can be even more devastating to find out that the driver who caused your accident was under the ...

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    • 4 Dangers of Night-Time Driving

      Now that fall is here and Daylight Saving Time is coming to an end, most of us will be spending a lot of time driving in the evening. However, there are unique dangers on the road when the sun goes ...

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    • Driving Tips to Help You Stay Safe This Thanksgiving

      Did you know that Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous times to be out on the road? Millions of Americans get behind the wheel to visit relatives each year and the surge in traffic often brings ...

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    • Eliot Reiner Named to the 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers List

      We are pleased to announce that Eliot Reiner , our firm’s president, was recently selected for inclusion in the Northern California Super Lawyers list of 2020. Eliot has been recognized by Super ...

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    • Eliot Reiner Part of ‘Best of Sac’ by Sacramento Magazine

      Eliot Reiner Named “Best of Sac” Attorney Eliot Reiner is mentioned on Sacramento Magazine’s “Best of Sac” feature as one of the best attorneys in the city. He has also been included in the ...

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    • Attorney Eliot Reiner Once Again Earns Lead Counsel Rating in Injury Law

      People who know Attorney Eliot Reiner – President of Eliot Reiner, APLC in Sacramento – know that he believes in the power of personalized representation for personal injury plaintiffs. For more than ...

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    • Eliot Reiner, Esq. Recognized as ‘Personal Injury Top Lawyer’ for Two Consecutive Years

      Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List of 2019 is out, and we’re pleased to announce that our very own Eliot Reiner, Esq. has made the list! This is Attorney Reiner’s second year being nominated and ...

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    • Attorney Eliot Reiner Featured in Sacramento Magazine

      Attorney Eliot Reiner is featured in the October 2018 edition of Sacramento Magazine in the “Faces of Sacramento” section. He has also been mentioned in the publication’s “Top Attorneys 2018 Legal ...

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    • Beware of Swimming Pool Accidents This Summer

      September has officially arrived and many people are looking to get in a few more pool days before the summer season comes to an end. While going for a swim can be a great way to relax and cool off in ...

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    • Why You Should Hire a Lawyer Before Talking to the Insurance Company

      Whether you were involved in a car accident or injured in a slip-and-fall accident in your local grocery store, one or more insurance companies are going to get involved. Unfortunately, ...

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    • What to Do After a Boat Accident

      A boating accident, much like a motorized vehicle accident, can be an incredibly jarring experience. However, unlike car accidents, boat accidents come with the added danger of drowning or going ...

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    • Is California a Fault or No-Fault Car Insurance State?

      In the United States, we have what is called fault insurance states and no-fault insurance states. If you’re not a native of California and you moved from a no-fault insurance state, such as Oregon, ...

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    • Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Whiplash

      Whiplash is one of the most common injuries after a traffic collision. However, it should still be treated with the same severity as any other accident-related injury. If ignored, a whiplash could ...

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    • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage

      According to a fairly recent study I read by the Insurance Research Council, roughly 20% of all California drivers are uninsured. In 2015, Michigan, New Mexico, and Tennessee had an estimated 20% plus ...

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    • Motorcyclists: Keep Safe in Rainy, Icy and Wet Weather

      Protect Yourself in Winter Months Stormy, rainy and icy weather means increased risk of accidents and dangerous road conditions. This is especially true for motorcyclists. When the road conditions ...

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    • Will I Get Punitive Damages in a Drunk Driving Accident?

      Sustaining an injury in a car accident caused by a distracted or negligent driver is devastating. It can be even more devastating to find out that the driver who caused your accident was under the ...

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    • Why You Should Hire a Lawyer Before Talking to the Insurance Company

      Whether you were involved in a car accident or injured in a slip-and-fall accident in your local grocery store, one or more insurance companies are going to get involved. Unfortunately, ...

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    • Who Is Liable for My Light Rail Accident Injury?

      As gas prices increase and traffic clogs the roads, many citizens are choosing public transportation to get around town. With this increase in passengers comes an increase in accidents involving ...

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    • Premises Liability: Keep Your Trick-or-Treaters Safe

      Halloween is meant to be a day filled with safe mischief and candy. However, there’s potential for some real scares if you and your trick-or-treaters aren’t careful. Trick-or-treating is a very fun ...

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    • Swimming Pool Accidents: How to Stay Safe at a Labor Day BBQ

      Many people view Labor Day as the last of the major summer holidays. Perhaps you’ve got holiday plans that include a BBQ by the pool. While this is usually a joyous and fun occasion, it’s important to ...

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    • Can You Sue Someone for a Dog Bite?

      According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AMA), more than 4.5 million people are victims to dog bites each year. Of these, 6,000 are hospitalized for their injuries. California has ...

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    • What to Do If Your Child Is Injured by a Gift This Season

      As society advances in areas such as technology and manufacturing, so do the toys we buy for our children. Nowadays, many objects come with pieces that are either small enough for a child to fit in ...

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    • What Is the California Statute of Limitations on Product Liability Claims?

      Product liability lawsuits rely on the injured party’s ability to prove that their injury was caused by a product malfunction or that the product was defective to begin with. So what is the statute of ...

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    • Firearm Injuries: Accident or Negligence?

      Who to Hold Responsible for Firearm Accidents If you or a loved one was injured due to accidental shooting, you may be wondering who is responsible. You may be due compensation if negligence was ...

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    • Preserving Evidence in a Personal Injury Case

      As in any lawsuit, the evidence is essential, and personal injury claims are no different. If you were injured in a car accident , a slip and fall accident , a truck accident, a bicycle accident, or ...

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    • Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Whiplash

      Whiplash is one of the most common injuries after a traffic collision. However, it should still be treated with the same severity as any other accident-related injury. If ignored, a whiplash could ...

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    • What to Do After a Collision with a Commercial Vehicle

      Drivers are legally responsible for following the rules of the road to avoid traffic collisions. Unfortunately, disaster can strike even when the rules are upheld; and it will almost certainly occur ...

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    • Preserving Evidence in a Personal Injury Case

      As in any lawsuit, the evidence is essential, and personal injury claims are no different. If you were injured in a car accident , a slip and fall accident , a truck accident, a bicycle accident, or ...

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