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Tesla Model 3 Subscription Service Expands to Sacramento

If you’ve always wanted to drive a Tesla but can’t afford to buy one, here’s your chance. California-based company Autonomy is offering its Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles to customers through a subscription-based program. Autonomy CEO and founder Scott Painter said the goal of the subscription is to lower the cost of owning an electric car.

Avoiding Distractions While Driving

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. If you are reading this on your phone while driving, put it down and focus on the road. Driving requires your full attention, and you can prevent a car accident by minimizing any distractions.

What You Can Expect at a First Meeting with Our Lawyer

If you are meeting with an attorney for the first time, you are probably unsure of what to expect. No matter what leads you to seek the services of a lawyer, it is normal to feel nervous and overwhelmed. You will probably have many questions and concerns. Finding a compassionate injury attorney with whom you feel comfortable is the first step to making the process more pleasant.

Spring Break Road Trip Safety Tips

The arrival of spring means warmer weather, longer daylight hours, and lots of colorful blooms. Spring is also a popular time for teenagers and young adults to get away for spring break. Since air travel costs are not budget-friendly for young people, traveling by car is usually more affordable. However, road trips can be challenging and dangerous, especially for young drivers who just got their licenses. Things can quickly go wrong, and the dream of going on a road trip with friends can turn into a nightmare.

Tree Trimmer Climbs Down Unassisted After Serious Chainsaw Accident

A serious chainsaw accident that could have ended in a fatality was reported in Citrus Heights after a tree trimmer’s arm was nearly completely severed while he was working 50 to 60 feet up. Miraculously, the tree trimmer managed to get himself down out of the tree with only one arm to assist him where rescue personnel with Sac Metro Fire were waiting. The tree trimmer is now at Mercy San Juan Medical Center being treated for his injury but is expected to recover.

At Least One Person Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash on U.S. 50

A single-vehicle crash on a Sacramento Freeway caused injuries on October 31 when a Tesla went off the road. The accident occurred around 4:15 a.m. along westbound U.S. 50 just east of Howe Avenue. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a black Tesla exited the road and ended up in a ditch. 

Workers Compensation and Removed Safety Devices 

In most instances, workers who sustain injuries while on the job will be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Often, other insurance coverages may also be available based upon the particular circumstances.  For example, an employee driving a work vehicle on the job who is hit and injured by another driver who was negligent may be able to pursue both a workers’ compensation claim and a direct personal injury claim or lawsuit against the negligent driver’s auto insurance.  Another important example involves workplace injuries from removed safety devices when it was the employer who removed a critical safety device or directed someone to do so.  

Man on a Bridge Causes Closure to Section of Capital City Freeway

Delays occurred on the Capital City Freeway on October 15 due to an incident involving a man on a bridge. According to the report, officers with the North Sacramento division of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Sacramento Police Department responded to a call about a situation occurring there at about 5:30 in the morning. A section of the highway was closed down in both directions as authorities dealt with the man, who reportedly suffered from a mental health crisis. 

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