5 Tips for Avoiding a Car Accident

September 27, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
The vast majority of traffic crashes result from errors by one or more motorists, and even safe drivers can be victimized by others. If you have experienced a car accident that resulted from the negligence of someone else, you may consider seeking monetary damages from the guilty party, but you will need the services of... Continue Reading

Fall is Here! How to Stay Safe from Slip and Fall Accidents

September 20, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
If you are injured in a slip and fall accident, you will need to contact a firm of slip and fall lawyers. Our firm of personal injury attorneys in Sacramento will make sure you get the settlement you need to cover your bills. Watch Where You Are Going Pay attention to where you are going,... Continue Reading

Catastrophic Injuries: When to File a Compensation Case

September 13, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Have you recently suffered a catastrophic injury? If this is the case, the quality of your life will now be different. A catastrophic injury is one that is considered to be permanent. This is an injury that, at the very least, will threaten your life and, at its worst, change your life forever. When Should... Continue Reading

Why You Should Consult an Attorney After You Receive a Dog Bite Injury

July 19, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Dog bites are no laughing matter. Bites can lead to injuries, disfigurement, and long-term injuries. If you’ve been bitten, then, it’s a good idea to figure out what moves to make next. According to the lawyers at Travis G. Black & Associates, one of your first actions should be to contact Sacramento CA injury attorneys... Continue Reading

4 Tips for Having a Successful Premises Liability Case

July 12, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
In a premises liability case, the aspect factoring into how the case plays out focuses on a property owner’s negligence. Since property owners have a legal responsibility to keep their property safe, these cases include various types of alleged negligence on the part of the owner. If you have been injured on another’s property and... Continue Reading

CA Wrongful Death Laws: How Will They Affect Your Case?

July 09, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Wrongful death actions in California differ from many other states, as both the estate of the decedent and the surviving family members can sue for damages when gross negligence can be proven. The wrongful death claim standing is assigned to the family members, and the awards are specifically intended as financial recovery for them. It... Continue Reading

Spinal Cord Injury Causes: Do You Have A Case?

July 05, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 12,000 people each year suffer spinal cord injuries. In most cases trauma is the primary reason for the injury, which can result in temporary or permanent loss of sensation, bowel and bladder control, and in the most severe cases paralysis. If you have been the... Continue Reading

How to Be Compensated for a Burn Injury

June 28, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
A burn injury is a serious matter. You may have received serious injuries that have resulted in permanent scarring or disfigurement. You may be partially or totally incapacitated for a long period of time or even permanently. As a result, you will definitely spend a great deal of time in the hospital and in subsequent... Continue Reading

What Accidents Can Result in Spinal Cord Injuries?

June 21, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Spinal cord injuries are among the most permanently debilitating injuries that a person can suffer. A partial tear will render a victim paraplegic with the loss of sensation in the legs and the loss of movement of them. A complete tear will render a victim quadriplegic (tetraplegic) without sensation in or the use of all... Continue Reading

Can an Attorney Help Me with a Slip and Fall Case?

June 14, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Were you recently injured in a slip and fall accident? If so, you need to take action immediately. You may be facing huge debts due to your mounting medical bills. You may also have lost wages due to your inability to report to work. The time for you to file your slip and fall claim... Continue Reading

What is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

June 07, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Do you have a compelling reason to believe that you may be suffering from reflex sympathetic dystrophy? This is defined as a chronic pain that affects the limbs of your body after injury, stroke, or heart attack. However, you should also be aware that you may be suffering from this condition in the wake of... Continue Reading

Texting and Driving Accidents in CA

May 31, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Texting and driving is a part of distracted driving, and every year, thousands of people lose their lives in distracted driving accidents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about nine people die in distracted driving accidents every day across the country. At least 1,000 more are injured. Regardless of all of... Continue Reading

Technology: Aid or Distraction?

May 24, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
There is no question that technology has made it safer for us to drive. Safety devices like air bags and seat restraint systems prevent severe injuries and deaths every day. According to the Folsom CA injury lawyer at Black & DePaoli, what comes to issue is that advances in technology are also contributing to severe... Continue Reading

What Type of Car Accident Damages Can I Receive Compensation For?

May 17, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
California law is clear. If you have been injured as a result of the carelessness and negligence of somebody else, you have the right to pursue compensation for your damages. That is not something you want to try to do on your own though. Most people do not know what their damages are or how... Continue Reading

Who to Call After a Car Accident?

May 10, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
After being injured in an accident, the Folsom CA car accident lawyers at Black & DePaoli strongly recommend that the first thing you do is call 911 to report the crash. Ask that police be dispatched to the scene so that an investigation is conducted. Never get talked out of calling police to an accident... Continue Reading

What are Non-Economic Damages?

May 03, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Proceeds from a personal injury case are always paid per the element of the claim. Certain items are classified as compensatory damages, while financial awards based on gross negligence can result in punitive damages, or in certain situations, even a full trial. Special damages are the financial recovery items that have definitive dollar amounts assigned,... Continue Reading

Texting and Driving Accidents

April 26, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Distracted driving occurs when the operator of a motor vehicle is engaged in an activity that diverts his or her attention from driving. That activity might involve texting, talking on a mobile phone, using an infotainment center, eating or even attending to personal grooming. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about... Continue Reading

What are Economic Damages?

April 19, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Were you recently injured in an accident that you were not at fault for? If so, you may be entitled to economic damages. These are defined as damages that will be awarded to you in order to compensate you for the various expenses that you have already suffered or will continue to incur in the... Continue Reading

What to do After a Car Accident?

April 12, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
Those involved in an auto accident, disoriented though they may be at first, will need to take certain steps. These steps will ensure a timely physical recovery for those injured as well as smooth the way for determining legal liability. The side that was not to blame may then, with the guidance of a Folsom... Continue Reading

What to do After a Serious Traffic Accident

April 05, 2019 by Black & DePaoli, PC
A serious traffic crash is a frightening experience that can leave you uncertain about what to do next. If you have been involved in such an accident, a smart thing to do is to seek legal assistance. You can find such help from the law firm of Black & DePaoli. After an Accident It is... Continue Reading


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