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New Laws for the New Year

I’m Ed Smith, a Vacaville Car Accident Lawyer. An updated list of approved bills for the new year has recently been released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. In regards to transportation, several new laws have been introduced and existing laws have changed for 2016.

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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phantomThere is often residual pain after surgical amputation.  Some of the most common reasons for an amputation are: trauma, such as vehicle accidents or combat injuries, and complications from diabetes or vascular disease.  In most cases involving non-amputation surgery, patients have some post-surgical pain which is a normal part of the healing process.  The pain usually lessens as tissues repair themselves.  In cases of surgical amputation, however, the decrease of pain may not be the case.  Certainly there is the typical reduction in acute post-surgical pain, but amputees often continue to experience lingering sensations.  Those sensations may be painful, but they aren’t always.  Some patients simply describe the sensations as annoying and strange.

There are different types of sensations reported by amputees.  Each may be treated in a different manner.  It is important for a patient to describe the sensations to his or her doctor in order to get the most beneficial medication or therapy.

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Yuba City Power Restoration After Rainy Day Collision

PG&E has restored power for over 1,600 customers after Monday’s outage. The cause of this outage was linked to a broken power line after a vehicle collided with a pole. The driver of the vehicle was said to be traveling at an unsafe speed for rainy conditions.

brainpicAs a Sacramento Brain Injury Attorney I have represented a great many clients over the years who have suffered horrible head trauma and brain trauma as a result of an auto accident or motorcycle accident.

An important aspect of the job is having at least a basic understanding of the different types of Traumatic Brain Injury, as well as the variances in Brain Trauma caused by Motor Vehicles Accidents and Motorcycle Accidents.

health insurance in personal injury claimsMy personal injury law firm has represented a great many people over the years who have been injured in motorcycle accidents and automobile accidents.  One somewhat difficult aspect of the profession is determining, and measuring, how much pain any one individual suffers as a result of injuries caused by trauma.

The Complexities of Measuring and Defining Pain

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I have represented a great many people over the years injured in auto accidents and motorcycle accidents.  A very common, and unfortunate outcome of a physical injury is depression and anxiety.  It can be a vicious cycle.  Hurt people become depressed, and the depression amplifies the physical pain.

A sad and all too common outcome of injury from a motorcycle or auto accident is depression and anxiety.

The CHP is still investigation the cause of a wrong way accident that occurred yesterday, August 10, 2015.

One person was killed and five were injured when a vehicle travelling southbound on I-5 near Woodbridge Road in Lodi, crossed over the median and into northbound traffic.

walkAccording to the  Office of Traffic Safety, Sacramento ranks eight out of the 13 largest cities in California in total injury and/or fatal pedestrian collisions. According to Sacramento Police Department, our goal is to be ranked the Number 13, the lowest.  Pedestrian accidents can be avoided by using sidewalks and crosswalks, and always waiting for the signal to WALK.

This past April the Sacramento Police Department conducted an operation for pedestrian safety called “Wait for the WALK”.  Police officers and volunteers patrolled the downtown/midtown areas of J and K, where a large number of dining and entertainment establishments reside, handing out flyers to the public in an effort to educate the community with regard to pedestrian laws and hazards to avoid.  While many are aware of the basic rules emphasized, this was an effort to reinforce and remind the community of proper safety guidelines.