Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

August 06, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Personal injury law is the branch of civil law that applies to cases involving damages caused by negligence. If one party injures or damages another party due to a lack of reasonable care, the injured party can claim damages through a personal injury lawsuit. If you or a loved one recently sustained injuries or economic... Continue Reading

What Is Personal Injury?

August 06, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
The civil court system primarily handles legal disputes between private individuals. When an individual suffers a bodily injury, psychological damage, or a financial loss due to the actions of another party, this constitutes a personal injury, a type of tort lawsuit brought to civil court by an injured plaintiff against a named defendant. Personal injury... Continue Reading

Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Trial?

August 06, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Personal injury is a branch of civil law that pertains to disputes over damages between private parties. Many personal injury lawsuits result from car accidents caused by negligent driving, but they can also arise from premises liability claims, dog bite injuries, negligent security, and injuries from dangerous or defective consumer products. In a personal injury... Continue Reading

The Personal Injury Case Process

August 06, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Personal injury law is a branch of civil law that covers disputes between private parties. The basis of a personal injury claim is negligence – an event in which one party injures another due to a lack of reasonable care. If you or someone you know recently suffered an injury while visiting someone else’s home,... Continue Reading

5 Key Considerations for Choosing a Folsom Personal Injury Attorney

August 06, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Have you recently suffered an injury in a car accident with a negligent driver or due to a property owner’s poor care and maintenance of their property? Personal injury cases take many forms, and an experienced attorney can help you with each step. Losses from a personal injury can extend well beyond the initial hospital... Continue Reading

Dangerous Areas in Folsom, CA that May Lead to Personal Injury

August 06, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Folsom, California is a quaint place to live and a popular destination for recreation, but the reality of the area is that accidents are all too common. If you live in Folsom or plan to move to or visit the area in the near future, it’s a good idea to know what living in the... Continue Reading

Why You Need To Always Wear A Helmet On A Motorcycle

May 29, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
When you hop onto your motorcycle and ride down the highway or around your town or city, it is always important you make safety your number one priority. To do so, you should always make sure you wear your helmet at all times. Though some riders detest wearing a helmet, statistics show helmets play a... Continue Reading

What to Expect From Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer Folsom/Sacramento for the First Time

May 22, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Have you recently sustained an injury due to the negligent, reckless, or intentionally harmful actions of another party? You might have a solid claim for compensation under California’s personal injury laws. An experienced Sacramento, CA personal injury attorney can help you determine who is liable for your damages and how much you might recover from... Continue Reading

How To Stay Safe In And Around The Pool

May 15, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you are like most people in the summertime, you love lounging around and swimming in a pool. While most of the time you have fun, there may be instances where you could get injured. Though you are having fun, being cautious should also be on your agenda. If you want to stay safe in... Continue Reading

Injured in a Hit and Run? What Next

May 08, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you have been injured in a hit and run accident, then it is important that you act quickly to better ensure that you are compensated for your injuries. The person who caused the accident may be liable for your medical expenses, property damages and other losses experienced from the accident. A car accident lawyer... Continue Reading

Common Avoidable Summertime Injuries

May 01, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
While everyone looks forward to Summer and warm weather, many people make the mistake of throwing caution to the wind when enjoying their favorite activities. As a result, they find themselves getting seriously injured along the way. In many of these situations, these injuries result due to the carelessness and negligence of others. If you... Continue Reading

When to Discuss a Loved One’s Wrongful Death Case with an Attorney

December 27, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
There aren’t many things in the world more painful than the unexpected death of a loved one. What makes such a situation more difficult is when the death is caused by someone else’s negligence. Car accidents, workplace accidents, defective products, dangerous property hazards, pedestrian accidents, and involuntary manslaughter stemming from assault are common causes of... Continue Reading

What Accidents Commonly Result in Spinal Cord Injuries?

December 20, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Even at low speeds, an automobile accident has an almost ten percent chance of causing a spinal injury, according to a study in the Asian Journal of Neurosurgery. As a spinal cord injury attorney, Black & DePaoli has seen many cases of spinal injuries from accidents. Some of the more common accidents to cause spinal... Continue Reading

Get in an Accident During the Holiday? How You Could Have a Case

December 13, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
As the holidays are upon us, this time of festivity can be greatly disturbed by a car accident. This time of celebration usually means more driving however, some people can be more careless when doing so, especially if alcohol is involved. As you travel this holiday season it is important to know the factors of... Continue Reading

Why You Should Be Compensated for a Personal Injury Case

December 06, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Has another person or a company recently injured you, caused an illness, or inflicted significant financial losses on you due to negligence or intentionally dangerous actions? You may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. An experienced Folsom, CA personal injury attorney can help you determine the best next steps to take following such an... Continue Reading

When Do You Have to Begin Filing Your Injury Compensation Case After Your Accident?

November 29, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you are involved in an accident, it is important to make sure that you file your injury compensation case at the appropriate time. Filing a case too soon may limit what can be recovered. Waiting too long to file a case may bar any recovery whatsoever. The Sacramento CA injury lawyers from Travis G.... Continue Reading

Catastrophic Injury Laws in California: Do They Affect My Case?

November 22, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Catastrophic injuries are among the most devastating you can suffer. These are injuries that can last with you for the rest of your life and can be debilitating and disabling. In California, there are certain laws regarding catastrophic injuries. A catastrophic injury is one that is permanent in nature and that typically prevents a person... Continue Reading

Why You Need a Lawyer for a Semi-Truck Accident Case

November 15, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Thousands of large trucks rumble down the roads and freeways of California every day, creating numerous threats to others. After a truck accident, victims and their families may require financial compensation, but they will also need proper legal representation. The law firm of Travis G. Black & Associates offers this type of assistance. The Threat... Continue Reading

Slip and Fall on a Public Sidewalk? What Steps to Take Next

November 08, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Fall-type accidents represent a large proportion of the personal injury cases in California and elsewhere in the nation. However, determining responsibility may not be easy when an injury-producing fall occurs on a public sidewalk. The law firm of Travis G. Black & Associates can provide the assistance needed to the victims of such mishaps. The... Continue Reading

Can You Be Compensated for a Dog Bite Related Injury?

October 25, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Seeking legal assistance following a dog bite or other animal-related injury can be an issue of the utmost importance. Victims who have been injured as a result of negligence on the part of the animal’s owner or by a dog that was allowed off-lease within an inappropriate environment may be entitled to financial compensation. The... Continue Reading


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