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Elk Grove Pedestrian Death Following Truck Accident

An Elk Grove pedestrian death occurred after the walker was struck by a truck at around 6:00 in the morning on January 29. The accident happened along Elk Grove Florin Road northbound. I want to extend my prayers and sympathy to the friends and family of the deceased in their time of loss.

Fatal Collision in Elk Grove Big Rig Accident

An Elk Grove fatal collision occurred on December 19 along Highway 99 shortly before 3:30 in the morning when a single-vehicle accident turned even worse. According to authorities, a man driving a Buick SUV experienced a single-vehicle accident against the center median that left his vehicle sideways on the roadway, where it was then struck by a semi. Authorities determined that the driver either got out of the vehicle or was thrown out when he was struck by a second semi. Unfortunately, the SUV driver died at the scene of the crash. I want to offer my prayers and sympathy to those close to the driver and their family in their time of sorrow and loss.

December 2018 Elk Grove Community Event Calendar

From the cozy winter nights spent at home sipping hot chocolate by the fireside to the exciting holiday festivities, December has so much to offer. Many of us are reunited with our loved ones on Christmas, and just a few days later we find ourselves outside in awe at fireworks on New Year’s Eve. During the days of the month that are not nationally recognized holidays, you may not be sure how to spend your time. Look no further – I have a short list of upcoming community events in Elk Grove that will be fun for anyone.

Elk Grove Fatal Accident

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Elk Grove Fatal Accident. An Elk Grove fatal accident occurred September 24 on Highway 99 at about 6:00 in the evening, resulting in the death of a teenager and injuries to other occupants. Three of the injured parties were identified as young children. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident was a chain reaction crash involving five vehicles, including a Toyota Sienna and a 4Runner. I would like to take this opportunity to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the deceased in this time of sorrow.

Woman Killed in Collision with a Big Rig Near Elk Grove

Woman Killed in Collision with a Big Rig Near Elk Grove

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove wrongful death lawyer. A collision along California State Route 99 near Elk Grove on June 25 between a car and a big rig caused the death of one woman and minor injuries to others, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).  An investigation into the cause of the accident is being conducted by the South Sacramento CHP. Anyone who saw the collision is asked to phone either the area office or CHP communication center. I want to extend my sympathy to the family and friends who lost a loved one in this tragic accident.

 Identity of Those Killed in Garbage Truck Accident Revealed

Identity of Those Killed in Garbage Truck Accident Revealed

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove wrongful death lawyer. A deadly collision occurred on June 12 involving a car and a garbage truck. In an update, the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office recently identified Dennis Pfister, age 82, and his wife, Patricia, age 75, as those who died. The accident happened when the truck, carrying dead animals, went down an embankment and struck the vehicle. Mrs. Pfister died at the accident scene, and her husband had to be extricated from the vehicle, after which he was taken to Kaiser South with major injuries and died that same day.

Elk Grove Garbage Truck Accident Kills Toyota Driver

Elk Grove Garbage Truck Accident Kills Toyota Driver

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove garbage truck accident lawyer. A fatal collision near Elk Grove between a motor vehicle and garbage truck occurred on Tuesday, June 12, resulting in the death of one woman and trapping a man inside the vehicle. Crews trained to handle hazardous materials were sent to the site because of diesel fuel spilling from the truck, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Guide to Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Elk Grove

Guide to Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Elk Grove

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove wrongful death lawyer. Wrongful death claims in California arise when an individual dies because of another person’s or entities negligent actions. It can also occur when someone is killed in an intentional act. Learning who can file and what causes a wrongful death is important because the statute of limitations for filing in California is two years. After this date, the case for compensation will probably not be heard by the courts.

Traffic Fatalities Increase in California

Traffic Fatalities Increase in California

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove wrongful death lawyer. The high number of traffic fatalities in California in 2016 meant that the state placed second across the nation in the number of deaths. This information, released by the National Safety Council, showed that the number of fatalities from motor vehicle accidents was at its highest since 2007.

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Elk Grove Train Accident Wrongful Death

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove wrongful death lawyer. When train accidents happen, they frequently result in massive numbers of injuries and wrongful deaths. When negligence is involved, common carrier laws can be used to file against the train company‘s heightened duty of care.