Last February, 2013, California repealed its anti-lane splitting law, which prohibited bikers from driving in between lanes in the gaps between cars. Following its revocation, lane splitting has become the subject of much debate. The number of lane splitting accidents that have happened over the past few months have only intensified the issue. (more…)
On June 18, 2013, a high profile car crash in Los Angeles took the life of journalist and Polk Award recipient Michael Hastings. He was well-known for his article that led to the dismissal of Army General Stanley McChrystal for his derogatory remarks on the Obama administration over handling the war in Afghanistan. (more…)
An article on the Sacramento Bee website dated November 12, 2013 traces the development of a bill designed to protect laborers from a payroll fraud scheme that mislabels them as “independent contractors”. This underhanded tactic denies workers rightful pay as well as benefits. The article has much to say about this misclassification issue:
They may be famous, but even celebrities have car accidents. U.S. News reports that country legend Dolly Parton was recently involved in a “fender bender”:
Dolly Parton is home resting after being treated and released for minor injuries she suffered in a car crash she described as “a fender bender.”
Kirt Webster says Parton was already home Monday afternoon following the accident that happened shortly before noon CDT in Nashville, Tenn. Parton says in a statement that she’s “all good. Just a little tired and sore.” (more…)
“There are too many loose pit bulls running around the streets in Sacramento and its neighbor, Stockton, and too many loose dog attacks that end in a person getting bitten to death or scarred for life, frequently scarred on the face. Each year there’s a report of yet another fatality from dog bite, usually from a loose dog running in a public area or entering someone’s yard.
Medical professionals work to preserve people’s health. They help us recover from illness or injuries, and in serious cases they occasionally have to tread the boundary between life and death. When human error strikes, however, there can be serious repercussions that lead to the condition of their patients worsening. If you are in such a situation, you should look into hiring a reliable Sacramento medical malpractice attorney for help.
For enthusiasts, nothing is easier and more enjoyable than navigating the busy streets of Sacramento on a motorcycle. However, while a motorcycle no doubt offers exhilaration, speed and convenience, it can turn unsafe if your bike has manufacturing defects that weren’t detected in the production or assembly line. Edgar Snyder of RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel takes a look at the most common motorcycle manufacturing defects.
Sacramento employees who have sustained injuries while at the workplace or doing job-related tasks may ask for the legal assistance of a personal injury lawyer. These injuries are referred to as personal injuries; victims of these are entitled to adequate workers’ compensation, usually in the form of financial assistance for medical and legal expenses. (more…)
You need to be financially responsible to be able to drive a vehicle in California. Among other things, state law requires motorists to purchase auto insurance liability coverage. However, Leslie Scism of the Wall Street Journal writes that some drivers simply do not adhere to this requirement.