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Medical Malpractice Laws in Sacramento

Medical malpractice is a legal course of action that occurs when a hospital, doctor or other health care personnel, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. The negligence may be a result of errors in diagnosis, anesthesia miscalculations, prescription errors, surgical errors, and aftercare. A patient could file a claim […]

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Distracted Driving Laws under California Vehicle Code

Rules and Regulations for Distracted Driving Distracted driving is one of the most severe yet common offences among the rules and regulations guiding public safety on California’s highways. This rule, coming into effect in 2018, prohibits drivers from using their cell phone devices while on the wheel. These rules are set in place to protect […]

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Sacramento Dog Bite Laws

Sacramento Dog Bite Laws

Every year, thousands of people are bitten by dogs. Mail delivery people and pedestrians are at higher risk of being bitten by dogs. Dog owners in Sacramento are liable for bite-related injuries caused by their dogs. Victims of dog bites may also file criminal charges against dog owners. People who sustain non-bite injuries caused by […]

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Reckless Driving Laws under California Vehicle Code

Reckless Driving Laws

Charges and Penalties that Sacramento Drivers Could face if found Liable for Reckless Driving Reckless driving, under the Californian Vehicle Code, constitutes a serious offense that is prosecuted as a misdemeanor charge in a court of law. Reckless driving laws are meant to protect motorists and other road users from elements in the community that […]

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Sacramento Marijuana Laws

Sacramento Marijuana Laws

Marijuana laws have undergone drastic changes over the past decade in California and the entire United States. Many states have decriminalized possession of recreational marijuana and legalized the use of the drug for medical reasons. In Sacramento and the entire State of California, adults over the age of 21 can purchase, possess and consume up […]

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Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Sacramento

Driving Under the Influence

Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents in Sacramento. Drugs and alcohol result in impaired judgment and reduces the responsiveness of a driver. Apart from alcohol, illegal drugs, and some over-the-counter medications such as painkillers and anti-histamines can cause impairment. Drivers are required by law to adhere to established DUI standards, […]

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