Car Accidents

[Study] The Most Dangerous Roads in California

Every day, hundreds of people are injured in motor vehicle crashes on California roads.  While a crash can occur anywhere or at anytime, some areas of the state’s vast road network are much more dangerous than others. Where do collisions and injuries occur most often?  Where are motorists at the highest risk of being involved… read more

Evidence You Should Preserve After an Accident

Getting into a vehicle accident can be an incredibly stressful and scary experience. In the aftermath of a crash, even a relatively minor one, most people are not thinking about gathering evidence. The first priority in the aftermath of any car accident must be to secure medical assistance for anybody who has been injured. Most… read more

How is Fault Determined in a Sacramento Car Accident?

One of the most important aspects of a car accident case is proving liability. When an accident occurs, usually one or more drivers contributed to the incident. Determining which party was at fault plays a large part in how compensation is distributed. At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, our Sacramento car accident attorneys want to… read more

Do I Have to Go to Court After a Car Accident?

Car accidents can be a scary experience in the aftermath can be incredibly confusing. If you or a loved one have been injured or sustained property damage in a car accident, you are likely wondering what the next steps will be. No two car accidents are the same. The facts of each crash are different,… read more

What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident in Sacramento

Getting into a car accident can be a scary and confusing experience. This is especially true for a hit-and-run incident. Some of the steps a person can take after a hit-and-run incident are similar to other types of car accidents in Sacramento, but there are many differences victims need to be aware of. 6 Things… read more

What is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident in Sacramento?

If you or someone you care about has been involved in a car accident in Sacramento, one of the first things you may want to know is, “How much is my case worth?” This is important information to know, especially when you’re dealing with medical bills, insurance payments, as well as pain and suffering from… read more

Calif. Court Affirms $5.5M Verdict In Fatal Auto Collision Suit

Law360 (September 30, 2019, 9:06 PM EDT) — A California appellate panel has affirmed a jury’s decision to award about $5.5 million in a suit accusing a SuperShuttle driver of partially causing a motorist’s death and his wife’s severe injuries, saying the verdict was supported by the evidence. A three-judge Court of Appeal panel on… read more

Which Is Better in San Francisco? Uber or Lyft?

In big cities like San Francisco, transportation services are essential to travel anywhere in a timely manner. Trolleys, taxi cabs, cable cars – a multitude of options are available when deciding how to get around the city. However, ride-sharing services, Uber and Lyft, are edging out more traditional forms of transit in San Francisco’s transportation… read more

What to Do After a Car Collision in 2019

Car accidents cause confusion and stress, which can distract the drivers involved. This prevents the driver from making informed decisions at the moment. A driver who learns about the specific steps involved in the aftermath of a collision is a driver that is more likely to record key details in future accidents. Stay With Your… read more

2019’s Safest Cars For A New Driver

Shopping for a new car can be equal parts exciting and frustrating; looking at all your available options can be fun, but it can also be difficult to find one that meets your needs. If you are a new driver shopping for a vehicle, or a parent looking for a vehicle for your teen who… read more