Articles Tagged with Brentwood Wrongful Death Lawyer

One Fatality Reported in Brentwood DUI Crash

A 46-year-old man from Concord has been arrested earlier this month on suspicion of a felony DUI  after a head-on accident that left one man dead. Highway 4 was forcibly closed for over an hour, according to authorities. The Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office has revealed the identity of the deceased male as 51-year Jose Munoz-Padilla of Ripon.

Brentwood Police Launch Traffic Safety Campaign

The Brentwood Police Department launched a special traffic safety campaign on Monday, April 1, 2019. The campaign is primarily focused on reminding the community to always drive with due regard and safety for others at all times. This will be the first traffic campaign that the city has seen. The local police department is intent on increasing public awareness regarding traffic safety to improve the safety of all motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The new campaign is promoting the slogan “Obey The Sign or Pay The Fine.” Ultimately, the goal is to positively change people’s driving-related behaviors as well as enhance their awareness regarding the rules of the road.

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.

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Head-On Brentwood Collision Kills Discovery Bay Man. Recently, a head-on car accident left one man from Discovery Bay with fatal injuries and two others with minor-to-moderate injuries. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials are investigating the crash which took place in Brentwood and involved two vehicles. Two people were stuck inside their car and had to be removed using professional equipment. Both vehicles were majorly damaged.

I would like to take this time to extend my prayers and well wishes to all the victim’s family and friends that are grieving over the tragic loss that resulted from this accident.

Fatal Evening Accident in Brentwood

Fatal Evening Accident in Brentwood

I’m Ed Smith, a Brentwood Wrongful Death Lawyer. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is investigating a single vehicle accident that caused fatal injuries to one party on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Officers responded to reports of an accident that caused a light pole to be knocked down along the northbound section of Deer Valley Road at approximately 6:19 p.m. Upon arrival, officials discovered a fallen power pole blocking traffic lanes and a 2007 Toyota Camry in a nearby ditch. The Toyota driver was reportedly ejected from the vehicle in the collision and was, unfortunately, pronounced deceased at the scene. The identity of the victim has been withheld from the public due to pending notification of next-of-kin. However, preliminary reports suggested that the individual was a 54-year-old woman from Discovery Bay.

Staying Safe in Brentwood During The Fourth of July

Staying Safe in Brentwood During The Fourth of July

I’m Ed Smith, a Brentwood wrongful death lawyer. The Fourth of July is only a couple days away and the Brentwood Police Department is acting accordingly. Brentwood police are reminding city residents about the dangers regarding fireworks and the use of firearms during Independence Day.

Rollover Accident in Brentwood Traps Driver

Rollover Accident in Brentwood Traps Driver

I’m Ed Smith, a Brentwood Personal Injury Attorney. During the early morning hours of Sunday, February 11, 2018, a single-car rollover crash occurred in Brentwood. This incident left the driver stuck in an upside-down vehicle. Thankfully, he was safely extricated from the car with only minor wounds. For the full report, continue reading below.

Brentwood Activities for February 2018

Brentwood Activities for February 2018

I’m Ed Smith, a Brentwood personal injury lawyer. There are plenty of ways that we can celebrate winter coming to an end, as we are getting prepared to make room for the wonderful season of Spring next month. If you are looking for an excuse to go out and explore the community events taking place in Brentwood this February – look no further! Below is a short but sweet list of activities for all residents and non-residents of Brentwood alike.

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Safety 101: How To Control a House Fire

I’m Ed Smith, a Brentwood Wrongful Death Lawyer. House fires are much more common than you may think, and they are certainly no joke. If you ever accidentally catch something on fire, you know that it takes just a few minutes for a fire to become life-threatening. If it is an emergency situation, the best thing you can do is call 911 and alert the professionals who handle these threats for a living. However, in regards to house fires, you still have an opportunity to act fast and make quick decisions that may change the outcome of the situation – you may even save a life or two!