Articles Tagged with Lincoln Personal Injury Lawyer

Fatality and Injury Reported in Train Accident Near Ferrari Ranch Road

A fatal train accident occurred in Lincoln on September 26 when a vehicle was hit by a Union Pacific train. The adult female driver died in the train crash, while a juvenile passenger suffered injuries. The accident happened close to the Lincoln Boulevard intersection with Ferrari Ranch Road at about 5:30 p.m. 

Driver Loses Control of His Vehicle on Moore Road

A single-vehicle accident fatality occurred on December 28 near Lincoln in Placer County, which reportedly involved the driver going at high speed. The accident fatality, according to the report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), occurred along Moore Road close to Nelson Lane at about 9:45 p.m. The driver, in a Nissan Murano SUV, was going east along Moore Road when the vehicle exited the roadway, hit an embankment, and went airborne. When the Nissan landed on the ground, it rolled at least once and ended up on its roof. 

Accident in Lincoln Occurs During Prom Celebration

A firepit accident in Lincoln on May 16 caused severe injuries when someone tossed gasoline onto the blaze, which caused a chemical reaction resulting in burns. The young men attended an informal backyard gathering to celebrate prom. One of the young men who was severely injured was the son of Mark S. Allen, a Sacramento television personality.

Increasing Transparency of Automated Driving Tests

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently launched an online tool now available to the public that is intended to increase testing transparency and improve the safety of automated driving systems, also known as self-driving cars.  The new tool tracks data for on-road testing of automated driving systems within 17 cities in the United States.  The tool expands the information that is publicly available about these types of vehicles, including their safety performance and location of on-road testing sites.  The goal is to increase public understanding of the automated systems. The tool is available here.

Suspect Detained in Pedestrian Injury Accident on East Joiner Parkway 

A suspect has been placed under arrest after fleeing after a pedestrian injury accident in Lincoln on August 10. The suspect, age 21, was taken into custody and charged with hit-and-run and DUI and booked into the Placer County Jail. The condition of the pedestrian has not been released.

Five People Transported to the Hospital Following Lincoln Rear-End Collision

A rear-end collision in Lincoln on July 1 resulted in five people being transported to a nearby hospital for injuries. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring on Nelson Lane near the Lincoln Bypass shortly past 10:00 in the morning. It happened as an SUV stopped at a traffic light and was struck in the rear by a motorist in a sedan. After the impact, the sedan crashed into the traffic light.

Collecting Damages After a Personal Injury Accident

A personal injury is a sad and often tragic event where someone is injured due to the negligence or intentional act of another person or entity. When this happens, the entire family can be thrown into an uproar worrying about their injured family member and how they will face the financial debt that comes along with it. In California, when a personal injury occurs, the injured person may claim financial damages to pay for those outlying costs. Although it does not ease the pain and suffering the injured person endures, it can help by punishing the at-fault party and covering the financial loss. A lawyer who exclusively handles personal injuries is experienced in handling these types of cases. 

Types of Car Crash Injuries

Types of Injuries in Car Accidents

Car accidents are a leading cause of traumatic injuries in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) reports that an average of around 5.6 million auto collisions occurs across the country every year, with nearly 2 million of those accidents involving injuries.

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