• 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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    • Looking at California's strict liability dog bite statute, P.1

      When an individual is attacked by a dog, the first order of concern is always their safety and health. Once the medical consequences of the attack have begun to be addressed, most attack victims turn ...

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    • Tips to Prevent "Dooring" Bicycle Accidents

      Some say that Sacramento is a bike-friendly city. Others argue that this statement is far from true. Whatever the case may be, cyclists in any city run the risk of being “doored” by a negligent driver ...

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    • Bicyclists and distracted riding: a legislative focus

      Bicyclists in California and nationally obviously need to be protected while out on the road. Do they need to be protected from themselves, though? That is one material tangent focused upon in a ...

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    • Who is at risk for getting into a bicycle accident?

      Riding your bike can be great, from both a transportation standpoint, as well as a fitness one. Many people like knowing they are getting their heart rate up and getting around, without having to get ...

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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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    • Can a falling TV cause a brain injury in a child? Some say yes

      Think back to your childhood and the television set you had. If you're like many of our readers, it was probably clunky and rather heavy. If you bumped into it, it likely didn't move much. With ...

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    • Compensation in Multi-Vehicle Auto Accidents

      When At-Fault Insurance Is Not Enough If you are in a multiple vehicle accident , there is a chance that the person who caused it will not have enough insurance to cover everyone’s damages and ...

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    • The Connection Between Medical Conditions & Car Accidents

      Can Drivers with Medical Conditions Be Found Negligent? It is not uncommon to hear news reports about drivers having medical emergencies on the road, causing accidents and injury to other drivers. If ...

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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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  • DUI
    • 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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    • Can I Hold Alcohol Providers Accountable for Accidents Caused by Drunk Drivers?

      When people choose to drive under the influence (DUI), it greatly increases the risk of an accident for everyone on the road. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...

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    • Our Feature in Sacramento Magazine

      Eliot Reiner Included in “Top Attorneys” Sacramento Magazine released their list of Top Attorneys 2018 Legal Profiles , a group of 27 lawyers who are selected by their peers to be honored as the 2018 ...

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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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    • Keep in Contact with Eliot Reiner APLC

      Eliot Reiner APLC has successfully represented injury claims that range from car and bicycle accidents to dog bites and catastrophic injuries. There is no claim too complex for our law firm to handle, ...

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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 are Takata Airbags Being Placed in New Cars?

      If you are starting to get frustrated with how often Takata Corporation of Japan ends up on front pages for its dangerous defective airbags, you are not alone. Upset motorists all across the country ...

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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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    • 5 Tips to Help Motorcyclists Avoid Accidents

      If you are a motorcyclist, one of the best ways you can help protect yourself on the road is to be aware of the dangers and risks associated with riding your motorcycle. Motorcycle accidents often ...

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    • Compensation in Multi-Vehicle Auto Accidents

      When At-Fault Insurance Is Not Enough If you are in a multiple vehicle accident , there is a chance that the person who caused it will not have enough insurance to cover everyone’s damages and ...

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    • School Injuries: Intentional or Negligence

      Who Is Responsible If My Child is Hurt at School? If your child suffered an injury while under the supervision of school personnel, there are several factors that come into play regarding liability. A ...

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    • Premises Liability: Were You Trespassing and Suffered an Injury?

      Are Property Owners Responsible for Your Injury? The short answer: no. As a rule, property owners do not have to pay for medical expenses or injury expenses incurred by a trespasser. Property owners ...

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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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    • 5 Most Common Winter Holiday Accidents

      Winter is a time for celebrating the holidays with family and friends. Whether it’s eating delicious meals or receiving generous gifts, the season is always associated with being merry and joyous. ...

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    • 2018 "10 Worst Toys" According to WATCH

      Earlier this month, Worlds Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (WATCH) released its list of the 10 Worst Toys of the 2018 holiday season to prevent consumers from purchasing potentially hazardous toys for ...

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    • Federal Trucking Regulations

      Since 1939, the federal government has attempted to oversee and manage the interstate trucking industry in order to make sure operating commercial vehicles and trucks are done in the safest manner ...

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    • Should I Say "Sorry" after an Accident?

      Two vehicles collide in an intersection after a truck driver runs a red light. The motorist who was following the law gets out of their vehicle and says that they are sorry to the trucker. Even though ...

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    • FMCSA: commercial vehicles an outsized roadway risk nationally

      Here are two quick takeaways from accident-related data concerning commercial vehicles that was released last week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. For starters, those vehicles -- ...

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