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Visiting a Medical Professional After an Accident

Most people who are in an accident in Lincoln know to get checked out by a doctor or visit the emergency room if they have an obvious injury, but delayed symptoms may not appear for days. To place a claim for compensation when delayed symptoms appear, it is important to visit a doctor or go to the ER to document your accident. If injuries arise following a traffic collision, a Lincoln car accident lawyer can help the injured person obtain compensation to pay for their medical costs and lost wages as well as for their pain and suffering.

Lincoln Traffic Accidents: How to Avoid Them

Motorists who live in Lincoln and the surrounding areas of Northern California may wonder what the risk is of being involved in traffic accidents. Unfortunately, the risk is fairly high, so it is important to know what they are and how to try and avoid them. Statistics by the Insurance Information Institute show that more than 40,000 people around the country died in motor vehicle accidents in 2017, which is the latest year of compiled data. That year, the odds of being involved in a traffic collision and dying were one out of 8,096. The odds throughout a person’s lifetime of becoming a traffic accident fatality are one out of 103, and most people will be involved in motor vehicle accident four times during their life. In the following blog, we will explore the most dangerous types of traffic accidents and ways to reduce your risk of being involved in one.

Core Muscle Surgery After an Auto Accident

Abdominal trauma is common in a motor vehicle accident and, sometimes, this can lead to core muscle surgery. The core muscles of the abdomen have an important job. They are responsible for providing strength and stability to the torso while also protecting important organs such as the liver, stomach, intestines, and kidneys. There are numerous reasons why someone might suffer abdominal trauma in an auto accident. Blunt force trauma can come from an impact with the steering wheel or dashboard. Penetrating injuries might result from metal, shrapnel, or glass that flies through the vehicle.

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I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln car accident lawyer. A car driving south along Highway 65 was involved in a collision with a northbound vehicle on July 6 near Lincoln, which caused the death of one person and injuries to two others. According to a representative of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident happened close to Twelve Bridges Drive. The person who died was traveling in the southbound vehicle.

I would like to extend my sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of the person who died in the collision.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Auto Accidents

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Car Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln Auto Accident Attorney. Chronic medical problems are known to have an impact on someone’s ability to drive. Without a doubt, obstructive sleep apnea is growing in its prevalence throughout this country and can make it a challenge for someone to drive without falling asleep behind the wheel.

Lincoln DUI Crashes 

Auto accidents happen every day and for a multitude of reasons. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), reports that driving while under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicating substances is causing more and more accidents, and is directly related to an increase of fatal accidents across the U.S. during recent years.

Lincoln Local Recounts Rescuing Teen After Fiery Collision

Teen Recovers After Fiery Crash

A teenager is still in recovery two days after she was pulled out of a burning car by strangers. The girl’s mother, Jacklynn Marfill, wrote a post on Facebook in hopes of finding the good samaritans who rescued her daughter and, most likely, saved her life.

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Highway Construction in Lincoln

Backed up traffic close to the interchange of Highway 65 and Highway Interstate 80 might be one of the longest-standing and most prominent problems in Placer County. Many officials have noted that the current traffic problems are not only a hassle, but create a risk of car accidents and therefore serious injuries.

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Lincoln Car Accident Statistics

I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln car accident lawyer. Lincoln is a relatively small city lacking the hustle and bustle of larger cities like Sacramento. However, just because there may not be as much traffic on Lincoln’s streets doesn’t mean that area drivers aren’t liable to be involved in vehicle accidents.

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Lincoln Event Calendar August 2017

I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln car accident lawyer. Are you looking for ways to make the most out of your last full month of Summer? There are tons of community activities that occur all over Lincoln, CA during summer season. The sun is warm and the skies are bright blue, which means there are many opportunities to spend your day out and about in the beautiful California weather. Here are just some of the events you may want to attend with a date, or to hang out with your closest friends and family.

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