Monthly Archives: March 2018

Drivers who have had only little to drink commonly believe that they are not intoxicated enough to cause an accident. These drivers offer up a number of excuses to justify getting behind the wheel. For example, one might claim they only had a couple beers, or they have a “high tolerance,” but the fact remains […]

What are the different types of damages that can be awarded in a personal injury lawsuit? Just like the damage to the vehicles involved, the injuries sustained in a car accident can vary from minor to devastating. If you were injured as a result of an accident, then you can file suit against the person […]

It is important to understand how compensation from your car accident settlement is calculated. The two factors which influence the amount of compensation you receive are – the strength of the liability claim that you have filed and the extent of bodily damages caused by the injuries you have sustained. Liability Claims There are twelve […]

Our Sacramento Law Firm can help you recover compensation from a driver who caused an accident due to speeding. Responsible drivers understand that speed limits are in place to help protect drivers from the serious harm that may be caused by a high-speed auto accident. If you have recently been injured in a collision involving […]

At The Law Offices of Zappettini and Bradley, our priority is helping victims of pedestrian accidents recover the maximum amount of damages for wrongful deaths or injuries inflicted during the incident. Pedestrian accidents often injure those who are most vulnerable — children walking to and from school, or elderly persons trying to cross busy streets. […]

It is estimated by the Federal Railroad Administration that an accident involving a train occurs every 90 minutes in the United States. With the extensive amount of tracks running through the Sacramento area, it can be expected that some of these accidents will take place in our region. It has been found that most railroad […]

Each year, thousands of Americans are injured or killed in accidents involving a red light runner. Running red lights is actually the number one cause of urban car accidents. Millions of drivers run red lights every year. The actual statistics around red light running are pretty astonishing. Here is a sampling of them from the […]

Most of us have experienced being rear-ended, or at least know someone who has. Out of nowhere, it seems, your vehicle is hit hard from behind, and you feel the forces of the impact propel your body forward, and your head backwards, putting a huge amount of strain on your neck and spine. It can […]

In light of the recent rain and hail we have been hit with in the Sacramento area, we want to share a few things we have learned about vehicle accidents caused by inclement weather. Every year in the US, poor weather conditions are cited as a factor in over 13,000 collisions, and that make up […]

Whiplash occurs when the head and neck are forced past their normal range of motion in a car accident. Unfortunately, whiplash is a common injury among those involved in Sacramento-area car accidents. Even a collision occurring at a relatively low speed can cause whiplash. Symptoms of Whiplash Some individuals who suffer from whiplash feel only […]