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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.

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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

Upcoming Community Events in Elk Grove

Upcoming Community Events in Elk Grove

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove personal injury lawyer. It’s important to make time for yourself and not get too caught up in the day-to-day requirements of your life. After working a 9 to 5 job five days a week, it can be incredibly tempting to spend your days off catching up on sleep. Being a parent is also a huge time investment and it’s easy to neglect your own needs when you are focused on caring for your children. No matter what you are obligated to do, you can still make time every now and then to go out and have fun. Continue reading to find out about some of the upcoming community events in Elk Grove, California.

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Too Much Air Can Be Deadly

Too Much Air Can Be Deadly

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove Personal Injury Lawyer. Air is required to power the various cells and tissues in the body. However, too much air or air in the wrong place can actually be deadly. Air has the potential to get in the way of flowing blood, causing a clot just like any other substance. One example of a dangerous clot is an embolism.

An embolism is a material that moves and gets stuck inside of a blood vessel, typically an artery. Many different types of content can clog a blood vessel, but most emboli are made of fat, air, or foreign material. This is a dangerous vascular phenomenon because it can obstruct the flow of blood, oxygen, and nutrients to organs and tissues. In some cases, emboli can actually be placed in a specific location for therapeutic reasons. For example, a trained healthcare professional may intentionally put an embolus somewhere to stop the flow of blood to an area of cancer or to stop bleeding at a specific location in the body. Depending on the type of embolism and the place, there are different signs and symptoms that someone may notice. For example, a pulmonary embolism is a clot that forms in one or more of the pulmonary arteries. A patient may feel a rapid heart rate, chest pain, pain that gets worse with breathing, and sweating. This constitutes a medical emergency and could result in someone’s death.

Drunk Driver Leads Elk Grove Police on a High-Speed Chase

Drunk Driver Leads Elk Grove Police on a High-Speed Chase

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove personal injury lawyer. A driver, who was driving recklessly, was arrested by police recently and arraigned on charges of drunk driving on June 5, 2018. The man, an Elk Grove resident, was spotted by police around 9:30 in the evening near West Stockton Boulevard and Bruceville Road. He was reportedly driving erratically when he lost control of his vehicle and hit the median in the center.

Details of the Arrest

Elk Grove Brewfest

Elk Grove Brewfest

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove Personal Injury Lawyer. The Elk Grove Brewfest is being brought back for an additional year, and the increasing scene for craft beer in Elk Grove makes this event a special one. Craft beer lovers all over Northern California are expected to come through Old Town for the 3rd annual Brewfest on April 20.

Food, Beer, and Live Music

blood test to diagnose concussion

Blood Test to Diagnose Concussion Approved

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove personal injury lawyer. Traumatic brain injury takes an enormous toll on athletes and non-athletes alike. Whether an individual is hurt on the football field or in a car accident, the key to proper treatment is an early diagnosis. Until recently, this was accomplished by observation and at autopsy. The FDA has released a new blood test to the market that will be used to diagnose a concussion.

The Test

Understanding Product Liability in California

Understanding Product Liability in California

I’m Ed Smith, a personal injury lawyer in Elk Grove. Consumers purchase products expecting them to be safe and serve the purpose for which they were intended. However, sometimes products, when they are defective, can cause serious injuries or even death. Let’s take a look at what is meant by product liability.

What Is Product Liability?

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