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Personal Injury Damages After an Accident

Deciding what to do about Elk Grove personal injury damages following a motor vehicle accident can leave the injured person with many questions. Even if both you and the other driver have minimum insurance coverage for bodily harm, compensation can depend on several factors. Deciding whether to negotiate with the insurance company or take the case to court can depend on the extent of injuries and insurance coverage.

January 2019 Elk Grove Community Event Calendar

This month is going to be one to remember in Elk Grove. One of the many defining features of Elk Grove is the livelihood of the community. You can always count on seeing groups of people coming together for their shared interests. Some people are connected through their appreciation for fine art, some share hobbies that have transformed into a deep-rooted passion and lifetime commitment, and others share mutual perspectives that define their lifestyles. These types of mutual connections are formed more often than you would think. If you can’t remember the last time you met a new person with similar interests as yourself, go out into town this month and make it happen! Below are some free upcoming activities in Elk Grove.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

elk grove summer fest
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.