Common Types of Car Accidents

November 01, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Car accidents are some of the most common causes of injuries and accidental deaths in the United States, and these accidents occur in many different ways. At the Law Office of Black & DePaoli, PC, we want Folsom area drivers to know the risks of the road and their legal options after experiencing different types... Continue Reading

What to Do After Being Injured in a Car Accident

November 01, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
The first steps you take following a car accident are crucial if you want to ensure as complete a recovery as possible for your damages. If you have been injured due to another driver’s negligence, your first concern should be your personal health and safety. Knowing what to do immediately after suffering a car accident... Continue Reading

Should I Hire a Car Accident Attorney Immediately?

November 01, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you experience a car accident, it’s a good idea to secure legal counsel as soon as possible if you want to be certain that you can fully recover your losses. While some car accident claims may seem very basic and straightforward, there are many unpredictable issues that can arise and complicate your forthcoming legal... Continue Reading

Average Settlement for a Car Accident Claim

November 01, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you or a loved one recently suffered injuries and financial losses from a car accident that someone else caused, it is natural to wonder about your options for legal recourse against the driver who injured you. A personal injury claim is generally the best way to secure compensation for your losses after an accident,... Continue Reading

Top Reasons to Hire a Car Accident Attorney

November 01, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you have recently experienced a car accident, you probably have lots of questions when it comes to how you are going to recover your losses. Liability for your accident may be unclear, or you may not know exactly how much you could potentially claim in compensation. It’s also difficult to navigate the California civil... Continue Reading

How Does Compensation Work in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

October 07, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
When you or a loved one are suffering as the result of an injury caused by someone else, you will also have medical bills and other financial obligations to compound your struggles. For many people, the undue financial burden presents a hardship that is difficult to surmount without help. Fortunately, personal injury claims provide a... Continue Reading

Can Social Media Harm Your Personal Injury Case?

October 07, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Social media is an almost unavoidable aspect of life in the digital age, as evidenced by the 3.6 billion people worldwide that subscribe to the various platforms and websites. As a result, many of us are accustomed to sharing nearly every occurrence in our daily lives – both significant and insignificant. Many times, these photos,... Continue Reading

Five Myths About Personal Injury Lawsuits

October 07, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
According to the CDC, more than 29 million people visited emergency rooms in the United States due to an unintentional injury. The same year, more than 35 million people visited a physician’s office for the same reason. While some of these injuries are accidents, many others are caused by the action or inaction of someone... Continue Reading

Four Elements of the Discovery Phase of Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

October 07, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you have recently experienced an injury due to someone else’s carelessness, you may have decided that the best way to relieve the financial burden associated with your injuries is to hold the other party accountable for their actions. In most cases, accountability necessitates a personal injury lawsuit, in which you can pursue compensation for... Continue Reading

Four Ways to Prepare for a Personal Injury Lawsuit

October 07, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you have received injuries due to the negligence of someone else, the financial burden of the extra medical bills, time off work, and other physical and emotional damages can be overwhelming. When you find yourself unable to afford the associated expenses, a personal injury lawsuit can be a saving grace – a way to... Continue Reading

Considering a Personal Injury Lawsuit? Here’s How Long It Could Take to Settle

October 07, 2020 by Black & DePaoli, PC
An injury, whether intentionally caused or resulting from an accident, will disrupt all aspects of your life. It’s only fair that you seek compensation for your injuries as quickly as possible. That said, you may be wondering, “How long does it really take to settle a personal injury lawsuit?” The answer is different for every... Continue Reading

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


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