Monthly Archives: February 2018

One of the most hazardous maneuvers a driver can take is to cut in front of a big rig. Due to the increased momentum of tractor-trailers compared to a passenger vehicle, it is more difficult for them to make short stops or sudden turns without losing control of the vehicle. All too often, we represent […]

Sacramento Accident Attorneys Discuss Safe Driving in School Zones Every year, nearly twenty-five thousand kids are injured during vehicle accidents while traveling between school and home. Most of these accidents are due to negligent driving or violation of the traffic rules for safe driving in school zones. For example, traffic laws mandate that every motorist […]

Even in the most complicated cases, there are established rules to determine who should pay after a vehicle collision. Those rules are based on decades of information about driver behavior, with little consideration for changes to automotive technology. The recent development of self-driving cars by Tesla, Mercedes, and others raises new concerns about insurance settlements […]

As experienced personal injury lawyers in Sacramento, we understand what type of vehicle accidents are more likely to have serious consequences, and how to deal with the aftermath of a Sacramento car crash. Big-Rig Accidents If a big rig and a passenger vehicle are involved in a collision, the people in the smaller vehicle are […]

Establishing liability for a car accident in a parking lot can be a challenge Most drivers are careful when they are driving in parking lots and they drive slowly and cautiously. Despite that fact, there are a large number of accidents that occur in parking lots and garages. A few factors contribute to this, such […]

Defensive driving is a method that combines preparation, anticipation, and focus to avoid accidents. Whether you’re a new driver or have been a car owner for decades, these tips can help you avoid accidents and create safer roads. 1. Wear a Seatbelt The number one safety tip when driving will always be to wear a […]

Sacramento Intersection Accident Attorneys Whether you are traveling on a local street, highway, or country road, intersections are planned points of chaos. Intersection traffic collisions often result in severe injuries and even fatalities. Each year in the United States, millions of people are killed or seriously injured due to intersection accidents. Pedestrians, motorists and bicyclists […]

In personal injury lawsuits, lawyers talk about compensatory and punitive damages while economists may talk about hedonic damages. So what are hedonic damages? “Compensatory” and “punitive” are legal terms about what money a victim can be awarded. Compensatory damages pay for the harm, both physical and emotional, done to the victim or victims. Punitive damages […]

Riding a motorcycle is a convenient and fun mode of transportation. Because the rules of the road and the licenses are different for motorcyclists, it is important to understand California’s motorcycle laws and regulations. There have been many accidents along the California Highway 99 some of which a have been fatal. As a law firm, […]

Below are common terms that may arise in a personal injury or civil trial case. At the Law offices of Zappettini and Bradley, we want our clients to be as educated as possible during the entire process. That means helping you from day one. On our website, we offer blog articles on a variety of […]