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Citrus Heights Man Drowns in Lake Tahoe after Kayak Capsizes

I’m Ed Smith, a South Lake Tahoe Personal Injury Lawyer. A Citrus Heights man drowns when his kayak is tipped on Tuesday, July 4 while on Lake Tahoe with his wife.

Our hearts and prayers go out to his wife, friends, and family during this difficult time.

Fun Things to do in Roseville, CA

Fun Things to Do in Roseville, CA

I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville Personal Injury Lawyer. Roseville, California is such a fun place to live or visit. Not only is it a great place for a family vacation, but it is also a great place to get away for a while with your significant other. Whether you are desperate to get away, or just want time to do a little bit of exploring, this is the perfect place for you. We aren’t joking when we say that there is really something for everyone in Roseville, California. To prove it, we have compiled this list of the best places to head to while on your visit or family vacation to Roseville. We know that you will not be disappointed.

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Fun Things to do in Folsom

Fun Things to Do in Folsom

I’m Ed Smith, a Folsom Personal Injury Lawyer. Folsom California is a great place to get away. It is the perfect place to bring your whole family for a vacation that you will never forget. There are so many great things to do in Folsom that there is no way you will get bored, and there is something that will please even the pickiest of teenagers in the group. If you are an outdoors lover, this might just be the perfect place for you because there are so many beautiful things to see and do here in the great outdoors. So whether you are crossing the country to get here or you live right next door, here are the top best things to do in Folsom, California. 

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Folsom Water Sport Accident Attorney

I’m Ed Smith, a Folsom Personal Injury Lawyer. It may be a few months before people in the rest of the country head out to lakes and rivers for some fun on the water, but Californians are blessed with some of the best weather in the country. Many take to the ocean, to rivers, and/or to lakes on the weekend to unwind with friends and family. Water sports like boating, jet skiing, water skiing and tubing are all popular throughout the country. As a Folsom water sport accident lawyer, and personal injury attorney for over three decades, I’ve helped countless victims recover compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of others.

Does the Doctrine of the Assumption of Risk Bar Recovery in Water Sports Accidents?

West Coast newspapers have been reporting a greater amount of fatalities due to boat propeller incidents in the last few months.  While one of the below listed fatalities included someone who worked at a harbor, statistics indicate that most fatalities due to a boat propeller involved some form of water recreational activity.  The relatives of the deceased have the right to a wrongful death claim.

Some examples of recent West Coast headlines include the following:

Woman Fatally Struck by Boat Propeller Near Catalina Island (November 5, 2015)

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