Articles Posted in Personal Injury

Train Accident Avoided by Rancho Cordova Resident

Rayshawn Jackson, a Rancho Cordova resident, would probably agree that an angel was on his shoulder when he avoided being killed in a train accident on November 3. After falling on the tracks directly in the path of an oncoming train at the Oakland Coliseum BART Station, Supervisor Sean O’Conner became a hero by grabbing Jackson and pulling him back to safety on the platform. Jackson was understandably shaken by the near-miss and decided to spend $200 to hire an Uber to take him home.

Neuromarkers of Poor Social Outcomes After a Brain Injury

Recently, a research article was published discussing potential neuromarkers of brain functioning that may help predict someone’s social outcomes following a TBI. There are a number of serious complications that can arise when someone has been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. Much of the attention is paid to permanent motor and sensory deficits that someone might develop. At the same time, it is just as important to think about someone’s social outcomes following a TBI.

Stockton November 2019 Events

Holidays are just a little bit better in the city of Stockton, California. Now that the season is among us, you may be wondering what Stockton has in store for its residents and visitors. There are too many upcoming community activities to fit in this one article, but I have gathered a list of fun, diverse, and exciting events. Continue reading, and I am confident that you will find an event to attend with a family member, a significant other, or an old friend. After all, the holidays are about spending time with those who mean the most to us.

Hit and Run Accident in North Sacramento Caught by Traffic Camera

A hit and run accident in North Sacramento in the Arden Arcade area on November 3 left a pedestrian with major injuries. The pedestrian was crossing the street at the intersection of Cottage Way and Fulton Avenue at the crosswalk around 10:00 in the evening when the accident happened, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Traffic cameras at the intersection caught the accident on film as a silver-colored sedan sped through and struck the pedestrian and then left the scene. According to reports, the driver continued on Cottage Way and pulled in a parking lot but did not stop to help. The CHP is actively investigating the hit and run accident and looking for the vehicle and driver that caused the pedestrian injuries. Those with any information are requested to call the CHP at (916) 328-2300. Email addresses of officers handling the case are Officer Zerfas at mzerfas@chp.ca.gov and Officer Walker at amwalker@chp.ca.gov. Further information on the injured pedestrian has not yet been updated by authorities.

Elk Grove November 2019 Events

Elk Grove is home to several pleasant nature trails and some excellent restaurants with remarkable cuisine, making it a nice vacation spot in California. Whether you want to plan a fun weekend with your family or a cozy getaway with your significant other, give Elk Grove a try!

Nerve Entrapment Following a Femur Fracture

Nerve entrapment can be a serious problem following a femur fracture. There are numerous nerves that run through the hip, thigh, knee, and lower leg. These nerves are responsible for transmitting motor signals to the lower limbs. The nerves also transmit information regarding pain, pressure, and temperature back to the brain. If one or more of these nerves become entrapped, this can lead to serious problems.

Personalized Treatment Options Improve Back Pain

Recently, a research study was published showing that personalized treatment options can improve someone’s back pain. Pain is one of the most common reasons why people seek medical care. It is also among the most common causes of disability. For this reason, a tremendous amount of research has focused on helping people treat their back pain. This new research study may shed some light on how to treat some of the most common causes of back pain.

Pedestrian Injured in Alleged Chico DUI Hit-and-Run

On Monday, November 4, 2019, an alleged Chico DUI hit-and-run left one person with serious injuries. The injured individual was reportedly a pedestrian. Authorities of the Chico Police Department (CPD), reported that the driver involved in the accident has been arrested on charges related to driving under the influence. Additionally, police have stated that the driver was on post-release community supervision after being arrested for a prior felony DUI.

Head-On Crash Occurs Along Highway 4 Near Farmington

A head-on crash near Farmington in San Joaquin County around 6:00 in the morning on November 5 resulted in the death of a 54-year-old man and seriously injured another. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident happened along Highway 4 close to Stanley Road near Farmington, which is a small community east of Stockton. A 54-year-old man driving a Ford pickup heading west along Highway 4 crashed into a Chevy Cavalier being driven east by a 34-year-old man. The man driving the Ford pickup died at the accident scene, while the person driving the Cavalier suffered major injuries in the collision. 

Pedestrian Collision Caused Major Injuries in Antelope

A pedestrian collision with a motor vehicle occurred on November 1 in Antelope, which resulted in a major injury to the walker. The accident happened around 2:18 in the afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), at northbound Antelope Road near the intersection with Ridgepoint Drive. The driver was in a dark gray Saturn SUV and struck the pedestrian, who was in a parking lot changing a tire. Emergency responders arrived to assess the injured pedestrian, and it was determined that a major injury to the walker had occurred. The CHP is in charge of determining how the accident happened and to assign fault in the incident.