SACRAMENTO TRUCK DRIVER FATIGUE ATTORNEY

Truck driver fatigue is extremely dangerous and can result in accidents, injuries, death and property damage. Truck drivers are required to abide by state and federal regulations which limit the allowable number of driving hours per week. As well, commercial truck drivers are required to take rest breaks at certain times. When a truck driver …

SACRAMENTO TRUCK DRIVER ERROR ATTORNEY

Commercial truck drivers must abide by specific driving rules and regulations, and failing to do so results in truck driver error. Truck driver error is synonymous with truck driver negligence. Truck driver errors often result in accidents, thereby causing injuries and fatalities. Rizk Law will help you, if you were involved in an accident that …

SACRAMENTO IMPROPERLY LOADED TRUCKS LAWYER

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association has specific rules and regulations pertaining to the loading and transporting of cargo in commercial trucks. These rules exist for the safety of everyone on and off the road. Improperly loaded and improperly secured cargo can easily spill, causing disastrous injuries and property damage. If you were injured because …

SACRAMENTO FEDERAL TRUCKING REGULATIONS ATTORNEY

Truck driver fatigue is extremely dangerous and can result in accidents, injuries, death and property damage. Truck drivers are required to abide by state and federal regulations which limit the allowable number of driving hours per week. As well, commercial truck drivers are required to take rest breaks at certain times. When a truck driver …

Protecting Your Rights When Dealing With Insurers

When you need to make an auto insurance claim, you should proceed with care. The steps you take at the beginning of the claims process can greatly affect the amount of compensation you receive. At Shepard & Haven, we work to protect your rights against insurance companies that are only thinking about their bottom line. …

THE RISK AND LIABILITY OF DEADLY HIT-AND-RUN ACCIDENTS IN SACRAMENTO

In California, it is illegal to leave the scene of a car accident or pedestrian accident. Despite this law, drivers often flee the scene of accidents they have caused. The Sacramento area has seen a series of fatal hit-and-run accidents in the last few months, including: In the first week of December, a pedestrian was …

THE POTENTIAL DEVASTATION OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY FROM A CAR ACCIDENT

At least five million Americans have permanent damage from traumatic brain injuries serious enough to require assistance with simple everyday activities, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health. About 50,000 die annually from head injuries. NINDS also reports that about half of all TBIs are caused …

NEW PRODUCT AIMS TO PREVENT DISTRACTED DRIVING

Over the past five years, as the number of people using smart phones has grown, so too has the number of people injured in car accidents caused by distracted drivers. Although law makers have enacted bans on cell phone use while driving and safety experts have stepped up efforts to educate the public about the danger of …