Tag Archives: car accident injuries

According to the data compiled by the Office of Traffic Safety (CA OTS), just in Sacramento County alone, there were over 9700 injury/fatality accidents recorded in 20145. Nearly one third of those accidents were speed related, and roughly 1100 of them involved alcohol. These statistic are scary, and hit very close to home. Even a […]

A car accident is a traumatizing experience that can result in serious injuries in addition to long-term physical and psychological suffering. As a Sacramento injury attorney, some of the the things we have seen and heard over our years serving the Sacramento community have surprised us. We wanted to share a few facts about car […]

A traumatic brain injury(TBI) can affect a person’s career, relationships and quality of life. According to Mayo Clinic, a TBI can be classified as “mild,” “moderate” or “severe.” However, even a mild TBI is a serious matter. Read on to learn the symptoms of mild, moderate and severe Traumatic Brain Injuries Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries […]

The signs and symptoms of whiplash may take some time to show themselves, at times a day or more. So it’s important not to rush into signing any sort of release of liability forms. More than 1,000,000 whiplash injuries occur each year due to car accidents. However, this is just an estimate because many whiplash […]

For front-seat passengers, seat belts reduce the risk of serious injury by 50% and the risk of death by 45%. The US Constitution provides American citizens with the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. “Liberty” means that people are supposed to be free to make decisions for themselves. So how is it […]

A passenger in a vehicle is just as susceptible to injury in an accident as the driver is. Every time you get into a car, there is the potential that you can be involved in a car accident regardless of whether you are in the driver’s or passenger seat. California is an at-fault state, and […]

Most of us have experienced being rear-ended, or at least know someone who has. Out of nowhere, it seems, your vehicle is hit hard from behind, and you feel the forces of the impact propel your body forward, and your head backwards, putting a huge amount of strain on your neck and spine. It can […]

Whiplash occurs when the head and neck are forced past their normal range of motion in a car accident. Unfortunately, whiplash is a common injury among those involved in Sacramento-area car accidents. Even a collision occurring at a relatively low speed can cause whiplash. Symptoms of Whiplash Some individuals who suffer from whiplash feel only […]

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 […]

The injuries sustained in an automobile accident depend on several factors- not limited to the direction of travel, speed of travel, and collisions. Typically, if a vehicle is hit from behind the chances of severe damage or injury is less likely, however, a client of mine was recently hit so hard from behind her car […]