Teen deaths mount as texting and distracted driving becomes a problem

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Car Accidents Parents, teachers and guardians of children throughout the great state of California really do not want to hear a call, of the day when their child receives his or her driver’s license, as teens are and can be a dangerous bunch when it comes to getting […]

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There are many reasons why an injured individual may decide to file a personal injury lawsuit.

Dec 22, 2017 rooney 0 comments
WOMAN AWARDED $31.9M FOR INJURIES SUFFERED IN CRASH

WOMAN AWARDED $31.9M FOR INJURIES SUFFERED IN CRASH Though few spend much time thinking about them, car accidents occur regularly throughout Northern California. In many cases, they result in minor if any injuries at all. Other times, however, the outcome of a motor vehicle accident may be catastrophic. A Sacramento woman is well aware of […]

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Each day individuals throughout the nation, including in California, suffer injuries at the hands of others, sometimes literally.

Dec 02, 2017 rooney 0 comments
ONE PUNCH INFLICTS FATAL BRAIN INJURY

A Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. WHEN A PUNCH INFLICTS FATAL BRAIN INJURY AND HOW TO DEFEND Against TBI Each day individuals throughout the nation, including in California, suffer head trauma injuries at the hands of others, sometimes literally a traumatic brain injury or tbi. While in many cases the injuries are minor and the victim quickly recovers, […]

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In an effort to try to reduce the number of these fatal accidents, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues rules regarding safety for vehicles regulated by the federal government, such as commercial buses.

Nov 28, 2017 rooney 0 comments
COMMERCIAL BUSES WILL LIKELY REQUIRE INSTALLATION OF SEAT BELTS

Commercial buses play a valuable role throughout the nation, including in Northern California. While using a bus to get from one point to another is statistically one of the safest forms of transportation, as is the case in any type of motor vehicle accident, accidents involving buses can result in devastating injuries. As recent bus accidents illustrate, […]

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Make a note of the date and the time that you experience each symptom.

Nov 12, 2017 rooney 0 comments
TIPS FOR KEEPING NOTES ABOUT THE INJURIES YOU SUFFERED

When you are involved in a car accident that causes injuries, you will need to seek medical care. The medical care that you receive is an excellent record that you can present in court. Besides the medical records for care that are associated with the accident, you should also keep a record of any pain […]

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Your top priority after you are injured in a car crash is to get the medical care you need.

Oct 30, 2017 rooney 0 comments
HAPPY HALLOWEEN CALIFORNIA! What To Do After A Car Accident.

Have a Safe Holiday and Be Safe Out There! Being involved in a car accident starts a chain reaction of events that you can’t really prepare for too much in advance. Part of the reason for this is because of the vast array of circumstances that can occur after a car accident. We can help […]

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We know that you don't need to deal with the financial devastation that occurs after a car accident.

Oct 16, 2017 rooney 0 comments
DRIVING IN RAINY WEATHER PRESENTS VERY SPECIFIC DANGERS

Rainy days aren’t something that most people look forward to. For drivers on the public roadways, rainy days are a special source of concern. Rain makes the roadways slippery, which introduces distinct difficulties for drivers. We know that nobody goes out onto the roadways thinking that he or she is going to be involved in […]

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For people with PTSD, setting limits and planning for all functions can help them to cope.

Oct 01, 2017 rooney 0 comments
POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER IS OFTEN WORSE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

The holidays are sometimes stressful, but they can be downright debilitating for someone who has post-traumatic stress disorder. A person with PTSD, which can be caused by a traumatic car accident or any other traumatic event, often has specific triggers that make the PTSD worse. Interestingly, some of the most common triggers are present during […]

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A number of reasons exist for the drop in traffic fatalities, not the least of which is the fact that vehicles are just safer to drive than they were decades ago.

Sep 15, 2017 rooney 0 comments
HAVE FATAL CALIFORNIA MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS INCREASED?

It’s logical to think that an increase in population through the years has also led to an increase in drivers on California roadways. With more drivers, you would expect to see more accidents reported — and, subsequently, more motor vehicle-related deaths. U.S. Census numbers from 1990 through 2009 indicate that fatal accident numbers have declined […]

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Rotating your tires is something that should be done every 5,000 miles unless there is a different recommendation made by the vehicle manufacturer.

Sep 02, 2017 rooney 0 comments
TIRE FAILURES CAN LEAD TO ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES

The tires are an important part of your vehicle. When the tires aren’t properly maintained, you might end getting into an accident. As part of a proper tire maintenance program, you have to ensure that your tires are properly rotated and that the tire inflation is correct. While tire maintenance is an important safety aspect […]

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