Articles Posted in Wrongful Death

Grieving Following Fatal Placerville Accidents

Even though saying goodbye to a friend or family member after they pass away is a natural part of life, it can still be very difficult. Learning how to continue with your life without the presence and support of your loved one can be confusing and takes time. However, this process can be even harder if a person’s death was caused by a fatal accident. Fatal accidents happen without any warning and the loved ones of those who have passed away not only have to deal with a sudden and massive change in their lives but have to recover emotionally knowing that the incident could have been prevented. The blog below contains helpful information about the grieving process after wrongful death accidents.

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Rural Marysville Area Collision Kills One

California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers reported that a fatal collision occurred in Yuba County northeast of Marysville on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The crash took place on a rural roadway and involved only one vehicle and cost a 33-year-old man his life. Officials of the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department have not yet reported the identity of the fatally injured man and are still notifying his family about the tragic collision. Additionally, CHP officers are investigating the collision to determine what may have caused it to happen. My sincere condolences are sent out to the fatally injured man’s family and friends as they endure this difficult period.

Fatal Collision Details

Pedestrian Accident Kills Woman Near Modesto

A pedestrian accident occurred on December 5 at the intersection of Pelandale Avenue and Chapman Road in Modesto. A woman was walking across the street when she was hit by an oncoming vehicle. The driver of that car reportedly fled the scene following the incident, leaving the walker behind to succumb to her injuries. Identifying information of the victim has been withheld by authorities due to pending family notification.

My thoughts and prayers are with those mourning the loss of their loved one during this difficult time.

Grieving After Fatal Car Accidents

Even though death is a natural part of life, the loss of a person you love can be extremely hard to deal with emotionally. People who’ve recently lost a close friend or member of their family are often overcome with difficult feelings of anger, confusion, fatigue, sadness, and more. These feelings can be even harder to process when you know that the death of your loved one happened because of a preventable accident. Knowing that your loved one was taken from you because of a negligent driver, product manufacturer, employer, or another responsible party can be the hardest part of dealing with a wrongful death case. While a person you love can never be replaced, there are a few ways that people can make the process of grieving easier to manage.

Taking Your Time

Chico Fatal Accident Statistics

Chico is an excellent place to live in or visit and boasts easy access to nature as well as a unique, lively community. However, Chico is also a major population center and regularly sees heavy amounts of vehicle traffic. Wherever there are vehicles, there is always the risk of accidents and collisions often leave people with injuries that cost them their lives. While it isn’t always possible to avoid a car accident, drivers can improve their roadway safety by learning about how fatal crashes typically happen in their area. The following blog contains useful data published by UC Berkeley researchers about fatal auto accidents in Chico.

Collisions Over the Last Decade

December 2018 Elk Grove Community Event Calendar

From the cozy winter nights spent at home sipping hot chocolate by the fireside to the exciting holiday festivities, December has so much to offer. Many of us are reunited with our loved ones on Christmas, and just a few days later we find ourselves outside in awe at fireworks on New Year’s Eve. During the days of the month that are not nationally recognized holidays, you may not be sure how to spend your time. Look no further – I have a short list of upcoming community events in Elk Grove that will be fun for anyone.

Wine Barrel Ring Wreath Workshop

Marysville Fatal Accident Factors

Marysville is a wonderful place to live and boasts amazing parks, architecture, access to nature, and a unique, lively community. However, no matter where you are, there is always the risk of being involved in a vehicle accident when you make use of a public roadway. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that an average of over 3,000 people lose their lives in California collisions every year. Marysville is no exception and has seen a number of fatal and injury-causing collisions over the last decade. To reduce their risk of being involved in a serious auto accident, residents of the Marysville area should know what factors are likely to cause a fatal crash.

Area Accidents

Annual Holiday Parade Returns to Brentwood

Despite some temporary setbacks, Brentwood’s annual holiday parade will be set to launch on Friday, December 7 for its 36th year. The parade, which was originally planned to commence on November 17, was briefly canceled due to air quality concerns that threatened the safety of the community. However, on Wednesday, November 21, the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce made a public announcement declaring the parade’s rescheduled date in December. All community members are invited to downtown Brentwood to observe the jolly, holiday spirit while enjoying the parade filled with lights, music, and dancers under the starry night sky.

What to Expect This Year

Antelope Wrongful Death Claim

An Antelope wrongful death claim can arise when a loved one is lost through the negligent actions of another individual or a fatality caused by an omission or a willful act. There are many areas where a wrongful death might occur, leaving behind a grieving family and creating financial distress caused by their loss. Following is some information about wrongful death that can help clarify how it can occur.

Types of Accidents That Can Result in a Wrongful Death Claim

Two Identified Following Redding Plane Crash

The identities of two El Dorado County men who lost their lives during a Redding plane crash were released on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. According to reports from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, the two men were identified as Dick Tak, a 69-year-old El Dorado Hills resident, and Clay Abajian, a 64-year-old resident of Rescue. The collision took place just outside of a small airfield in Redding on Thursday, November 15, 2018, when the small aircraft crashed for unknown reasons. According to reports, Tak and Abajian had just completed a volunteer flight to transport a Redding cancer patient to a hospital in Sacramento. My condolences are extended to the families of Mr. Tak and Mr. Abajian while they are mourning their terrible loss.

Crash Information