• What Should You Do After Being Bitten by a Dog?

      Around 40% of people who live in California own a dog. While owning a pet is a privilege it is also a responsibility, especially for pet owners who have rescued a dog who may have behavioral issues. ...

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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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    • 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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    • What Happens If Another Cyclist Hits Me?

      While we often talk about bicycle accidents involving vehicles or pedestrians, another type of bicycle accident that can occur is between two cyclists. If you are involved in an accident with another ...

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    • Common Spring Driving Hazards

      With the arrival of spring, we get to enjoy beautiful landscapes with flowers, bright leaves, fresh air, and sunshine. However, springtime also brings its own unique driving challenges and hazards . ...

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    • California Bicycle Laws & Safety Tips

      Cycling has become an increasingly popular way for people to exercise and commute because it is not only has a better environmental impact but is also more inexpensive (than driving). However, while ...

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    • Summer Boating Safety Tips

      May 21 st - May 27 th is National Safe Boating Week . During the week, boaters of all kinds are encouraged to refresh themselves on boating safety best practices. In joining in the week’s mission to ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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    • Common Boating Accidents and Personal Liability Claims

      The Sacramento River is the principal river in Northern California as well as the largest river in California. It should come as no surprise then, that boating accidents , injuries, and even ...

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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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    • What Are My Rights as a Passenger in a Car Crash?

      Who Is Liable for a Passenger’s Injuries in a Car Accident? Passengers that are injured in a car accident have the same right to recover damages for their injuries that drivers do. If the driver of ...

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    • Who Is Liable in a Multiple-Vehicle Accident?

      A single-vehicle car accident can be terrifying and life-changing in and of itself. So, imagine the physical, emotional, and financial devastation that can result from a multiple-vehicle accident. ...

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    • What’s the Difference Between Negligence and Gross Negligence?

      At the heart of most personal injury lawsuits is negligence. Basically, if you suffered an injury or a loved one lost his or her life and it was a third party’s fault, there’s a good chance that ...

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    • What Not to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

      The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA ) reports that motorcycles have a fatality rate of 72 per 100,000. Motorcyclists can suffer catastrophic injuries from these accidents, ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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    • Personal Injury Versus Catastrophic Injury: What Is the Difference?

      While both catastrophic injury and personal injury cases affect an individual on a physical, emotional, mental, and psychological level, there are major differences between them. The type of ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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    • How to Get the Compensation You Deserve After a Construction Accident

      Construction sites are fraught with risk and danger due to the amount of heavy machinery, toxic substances, and dangerous tools involved not to mention the risk of potential injuries due to falls, ...

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    • How to Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday

      Thanksgiving is a holiday centered around food and family time. As many Americans typically have the day before Thanksgiving off, the Wednesday before the holiday has quickly become everyone’s ...

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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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    • 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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    • What Are the Most Common Elevator Accidents?

      Elevators are one of the most common methods of transportation today. Used by millions of people everyday in malls, shopping centers, doctor’s offices, and businesses, elevators can be seen almost ...

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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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    • Governor Signs Legislation Impacting Damages Caps in California Medical Malpractice Claims

      On May 23, Governor Gavin Newsome signed Assembly Bill 35. This new legislation will affect both attorneys and injured parties in medical malpractice cases . Specifically, Assembly Bill 35 aims to ...

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    • Changes to California’s Traffic Laws in 2021

      With the New year comes new traffic rules for California drivers. California recently put new traffic laws into effect on January 1, 2021 by California Highway Patrol related to cell phone usage, ...

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    • Could COVID-19 Ruin the Insurance Industry? What the Experts Are Saying

      Recently, insurance industry analysts and professionals have indicated that COVID-19 has the potential to bankrupt the industry—depending on how judges and the US legal system at large handle ...

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    • What If I Am Partially Responsible for a Car Accident?

      Imagine you are out driving, and you decide to roll through a stop sign. You know you shouldn’t, but you’re in a quiet intersection. You don’t see any on-coming traffic, so it shouldn’t be a problem. ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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    • Could COVID-19 Ruin the Insurance Industry? What the Experts Are Saying

      Recently, insurance industry analysts and professionals have indicated that COVID-19 has the potential to bankrupt the industry—depending on how judges and the US legal system at large handle ...

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    • What Not to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

      The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA ) reports that motorcycles have a fatality rate of 72 per 100,000. Motorcyclists can suffer catastrophic injuries from these accidents, ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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    • May Marks Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

      The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has declared May Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month to raise awareness about the risks of driving a motorcycle. Motorcyclists face extreme ...

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    • How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated?

      California is one state that provides damages for pain and suffering in a personal injury lawsuit. However, there are certain restrictions, damage caps, and other considerations to understand ...

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    • Governor Signs Legislation Impacting Damages Caps in California Medical Malpractice Claims

      On May 23, Governor Gavin Newsome signed Assembly Bill 35. This new legislation will affect both attorneys and injured parties in medical malpractice cases . Specifically, Assembly Bill 35 aims to ...

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    • California Swimming Pool Accidents

      Types of Swimming Pool Accidents In California, a leading cause of injury-related deaths for children under 5 is drowning , and according to the CDC, an average of 11 people are involved in a fatal ...

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    • Summer Boating Safety Tips

      May 21 st - May 27 th is National Safe Boating Week . During the week, boaters of all kinds are encouraged to refresh themselves on boating safety best practices. In joining in the week’s mission to ...

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    • California Swimming Pool Accidents

      Types of Swimming Pool Accidents In California, a leading cause of injury-related deaths for children under 5 is drowning , and according to the CDC, an average of 11 people are involved in a fatal ...

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    • Can You Sue for a Minor Dog Bite in California?

      In California, you can sue for a minor dog bite. No matter how minor or severe your injuries are, you are entitled to compensation for your incurred expenses after a dog bite in California. You can be ...

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    • Slip & Fall Accidents in California

      Because of negligent conditions on a property, you may trip, slip, or fall and sustain injuries , including but not limited to: Broken pelvic bones Hip fractures Spinal cord injuries Back or neck ...

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    • California Swimming Pool Accidents

      Types of Swimming Pool Accidents In California, a leading cause of injury-related deaths for children under 5 is drowning , and according to the CDC, an average of 11 people are involved in a fatal ...

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    • What’s the Difference Between Negligence and Gross Negligence?

      At the heart of most personal injury lawsuits is negligence. Basically, if you suffered an injury or a loved one lost his or her life and it was a third party’s fault, there’s a good chance that ...

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    • How Can I Prove I Was Harmed by a Defective Product?

      Proving that you were harmed by a defective product is more complicated than just displaying your injury. Some items, like lighters or buzzsaws, are inherently dangerous, and the user takes ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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    • How Is Liability Determined for a Rear-End Collison?

      According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end collisions make up almost 30% of all car accidents in the United States. While you may assume that the rear driver is ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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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 You File a Personal Injury Lawsuit Past the Statute of Limitations?

      A statute of limitations is the deadline you have to file a personal injury lawsuit . Most lawsuits must be filed within this amount of time in order to be pursued. In general, if you do not do so, ...

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    • Who Is Liable for Damages and Injuries in a Teenage Auto Accident?

      Teenagers often get a bad reputation for not being good drivers on the road. Whether that is due to their affinity for texting and driving or their so-called reckless attitude (some more than others) ...

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    • Amazon Delivery Accidents

      Amazon has become the largest online retailer in the world. Every year, billions of Amazon packages are delivered throughout the United States. When you purchase something on Amazon, your package may ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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    • How Can Truck Accidents Be Avoided?

      Commercial trucks can be seen on every major highway as well as in neighborhoods and small towns. They are an important part of the economy, so chances are if you are driving, you will encounter a ...

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    • Can You Get Compensation for Whiplash?

      Whiplash is the term for a soft tissue injury to the neck, which often happens in car accidents . Whiplash injuries can be painful and difficult to heal over time, which is why you should take legal ...

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    • Should You Speak to an Insurance Company After Being Injured?

      If you were injured in a car crash or bike accident , you might be wondering what to do if the liable party’s insurance company calls you. While the insurance agent on the other end of the phone might ...

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    • Who Can File a Wrongful Death Case in California?

      If your loved one was killed because of someone else’s negligence, you deserve to be compensated for this inaction or action. In the state of California, a wrongful death claim can be filed if your ...

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