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Elk Grove Catastrophic Injuries

Elk Grove Catastrophic Injuries

Elk Grove Catastrophic Injuries – When Elk Grove catastrophic injuries occur, it means that the affected individual was injured in such a way that he or she may not be able to go back to the life they had before. Because of an accident, they may be unable to work, be permanently disabled or their injuries may involve long-term recuperation. The financial implications of a catastrophic injury can be enormous and a burden too large for the family to bear. When that injury was caused by negligence or an intentional act, recovering financial compensation is one way of resolving the monetary downfall associated with the accident.

How Can Elk Grove Catastrophic Injuries Happen?

Elk Grove Drunk Driving Patrol Increase

Elk Grove Drunk Driving Patrol Increase

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove Personal Injury Lawyer. Summer is a time for fun, but some people take it too far when it comes to partying. Too many are putting themselves and others in danger. Drunk driving accidents are much too common this time of year. With the last days of the summer season slowly approaching us, the Elk Grove Police Department (EGPD) has publicly announced their full participation in a nationwide movement regarding drunk driving enforcement.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Elk Grove August 2018 Event Calendar

Elk Grove August 2018 Event Calendar

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove Personal Injury Lawyer. August is the month where many students nationwide go back to school, yet summer is still in full bloom in Elk Grove, California. The sun is practically begging locals to go outside and have fun during these last days of the summer season. Luckily, I have found some community activities that will help residents maximize their happiness this month. Whether you are into movies, soccer, or martial arts, I have found an event for you.

Movie Night at Marketplace 99

What Makes Up a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Elk Grove

What Makes Up a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Elk Grove

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove personal injury lawyer. Personal injuries encompass a wide range of accidents. Although the types of physical and emotional harm may differ, the one thing all personal injuries have in common is that physical damage occurred due to the negligence of another person or entity such as a company. A personal injury lawsuit is pursued in civil court, and the law is designed to offer recourse to those who should be financially compensated for an act that never should have happened.

What Areas Are Covered Under Personal Injury Law?

Drunk Driving Crash Kills Teenage Girl in Elk Grove

Drunk Driving Crash Kills Teenage Girl in Elk Grove

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove personal injury lawyer. An accident in Elk Grove on July 15 resulted in the death of a local teenager. The crash happened along Elk Grove Boulevard close to Adams Street when the car she was riding in was struck by another vehicle. One teen died as a result of the accident and was identified as Breante Whitaker, age 15. She would have turned 16 next month. A GoFundMe site has been set up to help pay for her funeral and burial expenses. I want to extend my prayers and sympathy to the family and friends of this young girl in their time of sorrow.

Accident Details

Elk Grove Community Event Calendar

Elk Grove Community Event Calendar

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove Personal Injury Lawyer. Elk Grove is a strong community that has showed its dedication over the years in providing educational, promotional, and networking opportunities. There are more than enough chances to expand your social circle within the city, so what are you waiting for? Whether you have a love for community festivals, plants, or painting, there is an event for you.

Strauss Festival Presents: Postcards from the Grand Tour

Falling Tree Limb Injures Man at Elk Grove Summerfest

Falling Tree Limb Injures Man at Elk Grove Summerfest

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove personal injury lawyer. On July 14,  a man was injured while attending the Summerfest in Elk Grove when a large tree limb fell on him. According to another man who was nearby when the incident happened, he heard the loud crack of the limb breaking and spotted the man lying prone on the ground and unconscious. The tree limb was about 40-feet long.

Further Details

Commercial Vehicle Accidents and Deaths in Elk Grove

Commercial Vehicle Accidents and Deaths in Elk Grove

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove personal injury lawyer. In nine out of 10 accidents between passenger and commercial vehicles, occupants are killed in smaller cars and SUVs. The same statistical framework holds true for pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists where the incidence of injuries are even higher. Since commercial vehicles are found on both city streets and highways in Northern California, no one is immune from this danger. Let’s take a look at where commercial vehicle crashes occur, why they happen, the types of vehicles that are involved and who is liable for the damages.

Incidence of Deaths and Injuries in Commercial Vehicle Crashes

Top Questions to Ask Yourself After an Elk Grove Car Accident

Top Questions to Ask Yourself After an Elk Grove Car Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a personal injury lawyer in Elk Grove. After a car accident, most people are slightly disoriented. You might be hurt and in pain. Even if injuries are minor or absent, the emotion associated with the accident may make it difficult to concentrate. That is why having a checklist of things you need to do is a wise move. Just jot down some of the ideas below or print out the article, and put it in the glove compartment of your vehicle. You’ll be glad you did if a car accident happens.

Organizing Your Thoughts

What You Need to Know About Product Liability Claims

What You Need to Know About Product Liability Claims

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove personal injury lawyer. Injuries or deaths caused by product liability claims are divided into three categories. These are defective manufacturing, lack of appropriate instructions or warnings on how to use a product and design defects. When an individual is harmed, or a loved one is killed through the use of a defective product, or because warnings were missing, the individual or family can be compensated for that injury or death. Let’s look at how companies fail in their responsibility to consumers and what can be done to recover the damages.

Defective Manufacturing

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