Is Lead Paint Free Speech?

Sherwin-Williams and Con Agra went to court recently to argue that marketing lead paint boiled down to free speech! The companies’ were aware of the health effects and long term damage and they marketed Lead Paint until 1978 when the Government banned the product. Studies conducted between 2007 and 2010

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CHP To Offer “Smart Teen” Driving Classes

The California Highway Patrol’s East Sacramento Office is currently accepting applications for their free two-hour Smart Start driving class. Dates currently available include April 30, May 14 and May 28 and classes are scheduled to run between 6:30 and 8:30 pm in the CHP office at 11335 Trade Center Drive.

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Self Driving Car Research Suspended After Pedestrian Death

General Motors, Uber And Google have been working to perfect self-driving vehicles and Uber has been allowed to conduct self driving tests in three U.S. cities and Toronto. On March 18th an accident in Arizona left a pedestrian dead as was reported in the Arizona Republic Newspaper. The accident remains

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Insurers Must Pay Even If Damage Exceeds Home Value!

The California State Supreme Court recently ruled homeowners whose homes have been badly damaged but not destroyed are entitled to the cost of repair even if the repair exceeds the fair market value of the home. The court denied an appeal from a lower court and the ruling is now

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How Bad Are Drivers In The Sacramento Area?

Turn on the radio during drive time in Sacramento and you’ll hear report after unending report of accidents. Some of these reports state there are injuries and others reports tell you non injury accident.  Some of us will hear these reports after being pulled over for a dangerous or illegal

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How Your Case Is Handled in Our Office

All lawyers have their own way of representing their clients and nothing we are saying here is meant to vilify anyone’s method of case development. Some attorneys decide on day 1 they can settle out of court while others act as if your case may go to trial.  Here is

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Construction Defects And The Law

The news has been filled with stories about construction defects that have lead to lives being lost and even lives that hang in the balance as a result of defects that should have been uncovered during the initial planning and building phase.  In fact, several of these have been close

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Higher Level Of Responsibility For Professional Drivers

After careful review of evidence from the July 2010 Greyhound Bus Accident where 6 people died, Judge Donald Black has ordered a new trial.  The evidence that Judge Black reviewed showed that the driver of the Bus was speeding on Highway 99 without wearing his corrective lenses that were required

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Audit Slams P.U.C. On Deadly Limo Fire

A recent state audit provides evidence that California’s oversight of limousines, shuttles, charter busses and other passenger carriers is “insufficient to ensure consumer safety” in the aftermath of a deadly limo fire on the San Mateo Bridge.  We have written about this fire on several occasions.  The general public has

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