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Be careful when you're sharing the road with elderly motorists

Many motorists here in Sacramento complain about the dangers associated with sharing the road with teen drivers. These car operators often worry that young motorists have too little knowledge about the rules of the road and lack the maturity to make the right judgment calls. It may be wise for these motorists to focus less on teen drivers and a little more on elderly ones instead.

What are the leading causes of plane crashes?

Researchers with PlaneCrashInfo.com have spent the better part of the last 70 years documenting the known causes of nearly 1,100 plane crashes that have occurred during that time frame. They've included accidents that involved airliners that had at least a 19-passenger capacity that resulted in at least two individuals being killed. What has stood out among their data is that there are four primary causes of air crashes.

California has the second-highest number of deadly car accidents

Every year, nearly 40,000 people lose their lives in car accidents. Back in 2017, for example, the specific number of fatalities for the United States was 37,133. It's an incredible amount of people when you think about it, coming in higher than the total enrollment at a lot of colleges. And this happens year in and year out. The numbers do change a bit, but tens of thousands of people still lose their lives for the convenience of driving.

Can you sue if you signed an injury waiver and get hurt?

When you participate in a potentially dangerous activity, it's common for the venue to ask you to sign a release to protect them from any potential liability if you happen to get hurt. Most people who sign these assume that they cannot take legal action against a venue if they get hurt once they signature these forms, but this is often not the case.

What are the different types of product defects?

Each year, countless individuals are injured or killed by products that they've purchased at the store, online or directly from the manufacturer. There are three general categories that each of these defects fall into including design, manufacturing and warnings. If you believe that you were injured or your loved one was killed due to one of these factors, then you may qualify to file suit to cover your expenses.

What are the different degrees of burn injuries?

If you've only ever suffered a minor burn while taking something hot out of the oven, then you may not realize how this type of injury can leave a lasting impact on your health or even claim your life. The truth is that it can depend on how severe your burn is.

A light rail accident in Sacramento leaves 27 injured

A crash between two Sacramento Regional Transit (SRT) train cars resulted in the derailment of both of them on the evening of August 22. The mass casualty incident occurred just before 9:43 p.m. nearby the intersection of Marconi Avenue and Roseville Road. It resulted in over 27 people's injuries.

You can sue your landlord for injuries on their property

Each day across Sacramento, many tenants come and go from their rented homes or offices. Many do so without incident. Others aren't so lucky. They trip on raised or cracked pavement, fall on stairs, get burned in a fire or fall victim to a waiting assailant hiding in the bushes. These are just some reasons why renters get hurt on landlords' premises. If such an event has happened to you, then you may be able to sue your landlord.

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