Articles Posted in Auto Accidents

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Knee injuries following a car accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento personal injury lawyer. The trauma and blunt force of a truck or car accident can cause some serious health risks. Items within and from the vehicle are thrown about the vehicle during a car crash including parts of the windshield, unsecured objects in the car, parts of the steering column and others. In addition, the force of the spin or sudden stop can put stress on your entire body and that of your passengers – especially children.

Car accidents can affect many parts of the body; however, the knee is consistently affected in vehicle crashes. Symptoms and issues occur following an accident and are sometimes difficult to identify.

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Napa Cyclist Reports Hit-And-Run

I’m Ed Smith, a Napa car accident lawyer. On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, a resident of Napa reported to the local paper, the Napa Valley Register, that they had been involved in a hit-and-run collision while riding their bicycle in Napa.

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Multiple Vehicle Accident near Somis

I’m Ed Smith, a Somis auto accident lawyer.  By now, you know that auto accidents happen for a variety of reasons.  Moreover, you also know that some auto accidents are foreseeable i.e. preventable and some simply are not. Nevertheless, when dealing with an auto accident that does not provide a lot of details into exactly why the crash occurred, it can be difficult to determine what to do next. This was the case, on March 6, 2017, when it was reported that three vehicles were involved in an accident along Highway 118 and School Road near Somis.

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Dangers of Rideshare Recall Vehicles

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg car accident lawyer. Have you ever used a rideshare company such as Lyft or Uber to take you to your destination? It may seem uneasy for some to take a ride in a stranger’s car for the first time, especially if their vehicle has not been fixed for a widespread safety recall.

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BMW SUV Powertrain Failure Recall

I’m Ed Smith, a Manteca car accident lawyer. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced information regarding a recall of approximately 122,000 BMW sport utility vehicles equipped with four-wheel-drive.

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Tips to Avoid Auto Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Corning car accident lawyer. Auto accidents can be harmful to everyone involved. They can cause physical damage to vehicles and the vehicles occupants, financial hardships, emotional trauma, and great inconvenience. Below I will go over some safety measures you can take behind the wheel to avoid accidents and be a responsible driver.

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Berkeley Accident Statistics

I’m Ed Smith, a Berkeley car accident lawyer. The city of Berkeley, located on the east side of the San Francisco Bay, is home to one of California’s most prestigious universities. It is also where the 1960s Free Speech Movement started. It is a great place to visit and an exciting city to live in.

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Hit-and-Run Accident in Goleta

I’m Ed Smith, a Goleta car accident attorney.  Sadly, hit-and-run accidents happen way too often.  What you will typically see with hit-and-runs is that the individual driving is either uninsured or guilty of some other unlawful offense. Due to this fact, the driver decides to leave the scene of the accident rather than wait for help and the police to arrive. This was the case, on March 1, 2017, when two vehicles collided near Patterson Avenue and Highway 101 in Goleta. Unfortunately, the individual driving the vehicle that caused the accident was guilty of several other offenses and he decided it was in his best interest to flee the scene.

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Fairfield Good Samaritan Gives Interview

I’m Ed Smith, a Fairfield car accident attorney. About two weeks ago we reported the story of 19-year-old Fairfield resident Antonetta Miller-Roman who suffered a tragic amputation injury when she was struck on the side of the freeway after being involved in a collision during heavy rains. The woman who saved Miller-Roman’s life, Cissy Horne, recently told the touching story in an interview with a local news station.

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