Author: The Law Office of Black & DePaoli, PC

man riding motorcycle at night

One of the most commonly cited reasons for motorcycle accidents is that they are smaller and easier for other motorists to overlook. That means motorcycle riders are particularly at risk of being injured in an accident in low visibility situations like riding after sunset. To reduce your chances of being involved in an accident while riding at night, it is … Continue reading

pot hole in roadway

If you’ve spent a lot of time driving in California, you know how common potholes are and what can happen if your car hits one. In certain circumstances, driving over a pothole can damage your vehicle, trigger a crash, and leave you with significant injuries. Who is responsible if you’re injured because of a pothole? If you hit a pothole … Continue reading

man slipped on wet floor

In a single recent year, hospital ERs treated more than 10 million people nationwide for fall injuries, according to the CDC. Many of these injuries occur in the workplace, and many are entirely preventable. If you’ve been injured after a fall on the job, don’t hesitate to contact us online or call The Law Office of Black & DePaoli, PC, … Continue reading

car keys and liquor on the table

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately one-third of all traffic-related fatalities involve a drunk driver. If you have been injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you likely want to know how much compensation you might be able to seek from the at-fault party. Your choice of legal representation could affect the compensation you … Continue reading

persona injury claim form

Unfortunately, people are injured every day in preventable accidents due to negligence. Under California law, injury victims have the right to file personal injury claims to demand financial compensation from the at-fault parties. If you suffered injuries in a car accident, slip and fall, or medical malpractice incident and you believe you’re entitled to compensation, it’s important to understand the … Continue reading

crime scene on rainy night

When you are planning for a big move, but you haven’t quite nailed down the “where,” it is likely that a substantial focus lies in the crime rates of the areas you are considering. Wherever you live, and no matter why you’ve moved, it is vital to retain a sense of safety and security. However, from city to city and … Continue reading

el dorado home

When you are deciding where to retire, it is critically important that you take a variety of factors into account. Otherwise, you might be missing out on the relaxing retirement of your dreams, simply because you have found yourself in a location less than suited to you. In many ways, deciding where to retire is similar to deciding where to … Continue reading

truck driver yawning while driving

Truck accidents are some of the deadliest vehicle accidents in the country. Roughly 500,000 truck accidents occur each year in the United States, and truck accidents account for about 11 percent of all vehicle accident fatalities each year. Every driver needs to understand the dangers that large commercial trucks present, and they should know their options for legal recourse after … Continue reading

commercial trucking accident

A commercial trucking accident can easily cause far more damage than any collision involving smaller passenger vehicles. Due to the average commercial truck’s size and weight, accidents involving multiple vehicles are more likely, and the injuries sustained by victims are likely to be far worse. If you or a loved one recently sustained injuries and other losses in a commercial … Continue reading