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Car Accidents and the Delayed Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be a serious consequence of a car accident, and it is important to recognize the signs and symptoms so that you can seek prompt medical attention. Symptoms may be delayed, which can place you at risk. Here are some common signs of a TBI that may be observed after a car accident:

Loss Recovery Following an Uber or Lyft Collision Injury

If you are involved in an accident while riding as a passenger in an Uber or Lyft vehicle in California, there are several steps you can take to recover your losses. Here’s what you need to know about insurance policies that may affect your claim:

Sacramento Self-Driving Car Accidents and Recovering Losses

Recovering losses after an accident with a self-driving car can be a complex process, involving multiple parties, including the vehicle manufacturer, the software developer, and, potentially, the car’s owner. The complexity of this process can lead to an unsuccessful resolution of a claim without legal advice. Our firm urges clients to take advantage of our free, no-obligation case evaluation. We can answer your questions, discuss your injury claim and provide options for your consideration. 

Dealing with Defective Automobile Parts After a Car Crash

If defective automobile parts cause a car accident in California, the injured party may have the right to pursue a personal injury claim against the manufacturer. In such cases, the injured party would have to prove that the defective part was the direct cause of the accident and their injuries.

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.

On August 23, 2015, a man was killed and six other people were taken to area hospitals following a three-car collision in the Arden-Arcade area.  The incident took place a little after noon on Sunday on the Alta Arden Expressway. Alta Arden between Wright Street and Fulton Avenue was closed down for a period of time following the collision.

According to police, a Hyundai Santa Fe that was traveling southbound on Wyda Way ran a stop sign and entered the intersection with Alta Arden, colliding with the passenger side of a Chrysler Town & Country that had been traveling westbound through the intersection.  The impact caused the driver of the Chrysler to lose control of the vehicle and slam into a Toyota Sienna minivan that was traveling eastbound on Alta Arden.

Brain Injuries, Personality Changes and Motorcycle Accidents  An unfortunate and common symptom from a traumatic brain injury following an auto or motorcycle accident are personality changes.  I have represented many clients over the years with these types of injuries and they can have a substantial effect on one’s life and relationships with others.

“Organic” personality changes are the most common physically based psychiatric sequelae of moderate or severe head trauma. Mild head injury (post concussion syndrome) may alter personality in the direction of affective instability, poor impulse control, apathy, or other changes. Severe outbursts of aggression or rage are found only in the earliest, confusional stages of mild head injury and generally resolve within the first two or three weeks of recovery.

Accident Scene Photos

Taking Photos at the Accident Scene

With nearly everyone carrying smartphones these days, it is usually quite convenient to get good quality accident scene photos.  Remembering to snap key photos at the scene can be very helpful to any sort of damage claim that arises from the accident.  There are certain things that are helpful to document after an automobile accident:

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