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Displaced Clavicle Fractures in Teenagers

Displaced Clavicle Fractures in Teenagers

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer. Among the world of injuries and fractures, some are more common than others. One of the most common injuries that someone can sustain is a damaged or broken collarbone. Due to risk-taking behavior, collarbone injuries are relatively common in teenagers. Recently, a review article was published discussing the causes and treatment of these injuries.

A Review: Causes of Displaced Clavicle Fractures

Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer When Your Injured

Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer When You’re Injured?

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento personal injury lawyer. A personal injury can result from a car or pedestrian accident, defective product, and dog bites among others. Collecting the compensation you deserve can often be a challenging task, particularly when you are injured. In this case, retaining a personal injury lawyer can make an enormous difference. Aside from removing the burden of dealing with insurers and lawyers for the defense, the injury lawyer will investigate your case and provide options for recovering damages. Let’s look at what an attorney experienced in personal injury can do for you.

How Can a Car Accident Lawyer Help After a Collision?

What You Need to Know About Sacramento Boating Accidents

What You Need to Know About Sacramento Boating Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento personal injury lawyer. Many Californians agree that the opportunity to go boating in the Golden State is one of the pleasures of living here. However, hundreds of boating accidents happen each year that include personal watercraft such as jet skis and waverunners and result in many injuries and fatalities. When negligence caused an injury or the death of a loved one, it can be compensated through a personal injury lawsuit. Let’s look at boating accidents, the role of negligence and common injuries.

Sacramento Boating

Bicyclist Killed by Drunk Driver in Sacramento Hit and Run

Bicyclist Killed by Drunk Driver in Sacramento Hit and Run

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento personal injury lawyer. A July 21 collision with a hit-and-run vehicle resulted in the death of a bicyclist in North Sacramento. The driver of the car, instead of staying at the scene as is required by law, fled instead and was apprehended later by local police. He has been booked into jail on a charge of suspicion of driving while intoxicated and felony hit-and-run. I want to take this opportunity to express my sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased man in their time of loss and sorrow.

What Happened

Sacramento Local Events in July

Sacramento Local Events in July

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer. Sacramento residents are feeling the heat this summer. The only way to make the most out of this sunny weather is by getting out of your house to explore the community. Luckily, Sacramento is always booming with activities, including film festivals, week-long specialty camps, and triathlons. If these types of events strike your interest, continue reading to find out more.

California Time Traveler Camp

Objections to Bike Trail Mount
Objections to Bike Trail Mount

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento personal injury attorney. Some local residents along a two-mile area are objecting to a proposed bike trail. It is planned to go through their properties that border on the Sacramento River. The city has plans to pave the bike and pedestrian trail area, a project it has wanted to undertake for the past 43 years. The Pocket area residents are concerned about the introduction of people who are not from the local area who might be using the bike path. At least one of the local residents has gone so far as to erect a fence to keep people from walking across their property.

Some Residents in Pocket Object to the Bike Trail

Golf Cart Injuries and Accidents

Golf Cart Injuries and Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a personal injury lawyer in Sacramento. Golf carts are no longer confined to the golf course but are used in communities where they are permitted for local transportation. However, because of the nature of a golf cart, an accident can result in injuries or even death.

California Accidents Involving Golf Carts

Mitral Valve Damage from Chest Trauma: Case Reports

Mitral Valve Damage from Chest Trauma: Case Reports

I’m Ed Smith, a Personal Injury Lawyer in Sacramento. The heart is one of the vital organs of our body. Protected by the rib cage, it plays a crucial role as it pumps blood carrying oxygen and nutrients to the rest of the body. Despite the strength of the rib cage, the heart is still prone to damage with chest trauma. According to a study published in International Orthopedics:

  • Blunt injuries to the chest can pose life-threatening injuries to the airway, breathing, and circulatory system.

Treatment of Diaphyseal Forearm Fractures

Treatment of Diaphyseal Forearm Fractures

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer. Almost everyone has had experience with a broken bone in some way, shape, or form. Bone fractures can be extremely painful and often require a cast so that the breaks can heal properly. The diaphysis is the central part of a long bone, such as the forearm. The forearm is made up of two bones called the radius and the ulna. When someone suffers a fracture of the diaphysis of their forearm, it often involves both the radius and the ulna. Recently, a medical review article was published reviewing the treatment options for these injuries.

Mechanism of Injury: Diaphyseal Forearm Fractures

Top Tips for Safe Bicycling in Rancho Cordova

Top Tips for Safe Bicycling in Rancho Cordova

I’m Ed Smith, a Rancho Cordova personal injury lawyer. As most people know, bicycle riders are vulnerable when sharing the roadways with other vehicles. In 2016, bicycle riders made up 2.2 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities at a total of 840. Learning how to drive when bicycle riders are around is important to avoid collisions resulting in severe injuries or death. Riders as well must learn how to stay safer, including obeying traffic laws and not engaging in behaviors that may lead to a serious bicycle accident.

Bicycle Accidents Caused by Motor Vehicles

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