AUTO ACCIDENT ATTORNEY IN SACRAMENTO APRIL IS DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH California motorists might like to know that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the National Safety Council is using this opportunity to warn people about the dangers of driving while not paying attention to the road. Otherwise responsible drivers may even give in […]
SACRAMENTO ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS THE “STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS” (SOL) Statute of limitations are deadlines for filing a lawsuit and every state has them. The period of time during which you can file a lawsuit varies depending on the type of legal claim. For example, with personal injury cases, you have two years to file from the […]
FOLSOM ACCIDENT ATTORNEY Far too often, injured people are mistreated by negligent corporation and by the insurance industry. The insurance companies step in after people are hurt and take advantage of them, giving them bad advice and cheap settlement and basically lying about the value of their cases. Someone is injured through no fault of […]
SACRAMENTO AUTO ACCIDENT LAWYER Sacramento auto accident lawyer talks about distracted driving and how even users of hands-free and bluetooth devices are not safe. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2014, alone, over 3,000 people have died as a result of motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. In the same year 431,000 […]
According to Centers for Decease Control and Prevention, Department of Transportation, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in just one calendar year 9,967 people were killed in alcohol related driving crashes. That is thirty-one percent of all traffic related deaths, which is almost one third of all traffic related deaths, in the United States are alcohol related. To put another way, 28 people in the United States die every day in alcohol related car crash.
Similarly, driving under the influence of marijuana has been steadily increasing. Some studies have shown that up to 13% of nighttime and weekend drivers have marijuana in their system.