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Sacramento Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawyer

How Does a Catastrophic Personal Injury Happen?

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawyer. While almost any traumatic accident can lead to a serious injury, some of these injuries can become catastrophic. Just how might these injuries occur and what can be done to prevent them? It is important for people to understand what makes an injury serious or catastrophic so that appropriate action can be taken.

Auto Accidents and Catastrophic Personal Injuries

Amputation Attorney in Sacramento

After an Amputation: How do Prosthetics Work?

I’m Ed Smith, an Amputation Attorney in Sacramento. Over the past few decades, many new tools and devices have been produced that can make life easier for someone who has suffered an amputation. One of the tools available to the individual and the family is a prosthetic limb. Once thought to be only seen in science fiction, prosthetic limbs play a prominent role in life following an amputation. Just how do they work?

How does a Prosthesis Work?

Folsom Personal Injury Lawyer

Teen Recovering From Traumatic Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Folsom personal injury lawyer. A trip away from home last July ended up with a serious injury to a Folsom teen, who was paralyzed when attempting a backflip. Six months later, Ashton Fritz, 17, is still recovering. The good news is that he has regained some upper extremity movement. However, he still has a long way to go. My thoughts and prayers are with Ashton that he recover completely in the near future.

What Happened


Boy Dies from Hit-and-Run Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, a Rancho Cordova personal injury lawyer. On January 5, 2018, a memorial marked by four solitary candles was built to memorialize the life of an Angelo Cioca, an 11-year-old boy who was injured in a hit-and-run auto accident on Tuesday, December 23, 2017.

The boy received severe injuries and spent 13 days in the hospital before he succumbed to his injuries and tragically lost his life. All of us at would sincerely like to offer Angelo’s family our condolences.


Amputation Repair Complications

I’m Ed Smith, an Amputation Attorney in Sacramento. When someone needs to have surgery to repair an injury or fix a disease process, there are always risks that people need to consider. Some of these risks could occur during the procedure while others may not show up until after the operation is finished. Regardless, there are problems that people need to contend with during and after the repair of an amputation.

Amputation Injuries Occur in Numerous Ways


How to Reduce Pedestrian Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a North Highlands personal injury lawyer. With about 6,000 pedestrians dying from accidents involving motor vehicles in 2017, this represents an increase of 11 percent from the previous year. A preliminary study shows that this makes it the most dangerous year for pedestrians in two decades. The good news is that pedestrian deaths fell 11 percent in California. There are safety measures that can be taken by both pedestrians and drivers to help reduce the number of pedestrian accident injuries and fatalities.

What Drivers Can Do to Help Reduce Pedestrian Accidents


Car Accident Leaves Two Injured in Brentwood

I’m Ed Smith, a Brentwood Personal Injury Lawyer. On the rainy night of Monday, January 8, 2018, there was a collision in the city of Brentwood that sent two people to local hospitals. Thankfully, no fatalities were reported.

Rain-slicked Roadways Become a Safety Hazard


Can a Fractured Femur and Fractured Knee Happen Together?

I’m Ed Smith, a Femur Fracture Attorney in Sacramento. Some fractures are more severe than others and some can occur together. One possible example is a distal fracture of the femur with a patella fracture, which can occur in serious car or truck accident. A recent case report was published describing the treatment and rehabilitation required to recover from such a severe combination of injuries.

What is a Distal Femur Fracture?

Brain Injury Trauma and ALS

I’m Ed Smith, an experienced Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. ALS, also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease, is a devastating illness that can completely alter someone’s life and the lives of their loved ones. While a tremendous amount of research has been performed on this deadly disease, the treatment options available to those suffering from this disease are still limited. Recently, a research article was published detailing a possible link between trauma leading to a brain injury and ALS itself.

How are Brain Injuries Sustained?


A Hip Fracture Can Damage the Joint Socket

I’m Ed Smith, a Hip Fracture Attorney in Sacramento. Hip fractures and dislocations have been studied extensively. As people age, their bones weaken and they are more prone to suffering fractures. One of the common locations is the hip and, recently, a case report was published showing that a fracture of a hip can fracture surrounding joint socket as well, called the acetabulum.

What is the Acetabulum?

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