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Get Inspired at SacTown VegFest in North Highlands this Saturday!

So many folks resolve to start the new year with a plant-based diet that January has been rebranded as “Veganuary.” If you are thinking of continuing Veganuary, come check out SacTown Vegfest in North Highlands this Saturday, February 1, 2020.

What is the death of a child worth?
What is the Death of a Child Worth?

In calculating wrongful death claims, there is the potential to reduce the deceased to a number: how much he or she is “worth,” expressed as a dollar figure. This often takes into consideration factors that are sometimes difficult to quantify such as the value of the decedent’s company and companionship, the value of his or her guidance in the household, and the value of any protection the decedent would have provided to the surviving family. In such a calculation, children fall short: while children are certainly missed by their parents, children who die in wrongful death accidents may not have:

Santa Claus is coming to Vacaville!

Looking to make one stop for all of your holiday shopping? From Ann Taylor to Zumiez, 120 stores make up the Vacaville Premium Outlets. There are a ton of special holiday events going on this year that you won’t want to miss!

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Be sure to bring the kids because Santa Claus will be making a special appearance at the Vacaville Premium Outlets! Santa and his elves will be strolling around the mall passing out candy canes this Saturday and Sunday, December 5th and 6th.

More holiday entertainment will include:

  • The Whatever 4 Quartet will be performing on 12/6, 12/13, 12/20, and 12/24 from noon-2pm
  • The Merrie Olde Christmas Carolers will perform live on 12/5, 12/12, and 12/19 from noon-2pm
  • The Outlet’s gift wrapping station will be open on 12/12 from noon-3pm. Gift wrapping is complimentary but donations are greatly encouraged as 100% of donations will benefit the American Red Cross

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Infant Death from Weighted Blanket at Childcare Center

August 21, 2014, is a date that forever changed the lives of parents whose infant son died from the misuse of a weighted blanket at his daycare center. This tragic wrongful death at daycare does shed light on a practice that some parents and daycare providers practice that can have deadly results. In Webster Grove, Missouri, a 7-month-old infant was found dead under a weighted blanket.

road workSacramento’s “Across the Top” project is adding carpool lanes and repaving the highway.  It has been in progress since 2011 and is projected to be completed sometime in 2016.  The project runs for 10 miles from the Sacramento River Bridge east to Watt Avenue.  The project caused a large shift in traffic last year and during that time the California Highway Patrol reported a substantial increase in automobile accidents as follows:

July 2013: 13 accidents compared to 30 accidents in July 2014

highway rainTrucking accidents are often responsible for major injuries and fatalities, in large part due to the size and enormous momentum of the vehicles involved, especially fully-loaded trucks. Sacramento truck accidents are more common in large part because of the area’s location at the intersection of major north-south freeways like Interstate-5 and State Highway 99 with major east-west highways such as Interstate-80 and U.S. Highway 50.  It’s proximity to the major Port of Oakland as well as the Port of Sacramento itself, but even more large semi-trucks on the area’s roads.

Accidents just in recent months include:

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