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28 May
injury attorney in Stockton

DANGEROUS TOYS, PRODUCTS & EQUIPMENT

INJURIES CAUSED BY DANGEROUS TOYS, PRODUCTS & EQUIPMENT

If your child has been injured by a defective toy or product, you may feel an overwhelming amount of emotions. Defective products can leave behind devastating consequences, leaving consumers like you in shock. As a consumer, you can and should hold manufacturers accountable for dangerous or defective products or equipment. These cases fall under product liability law. This clause makes manufacturers liable or responsible for their products and what happens once they are purchased and used. If you are ever injured because of a defective product, you should contact an experienced injury attorney in Stockton at the Sadiq Law Firm, P.C. as soon as possible.

As a parent, you take every measure necessary to ensure your child has a safe and enjoyable upbringing. The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) required that children’s products comply with applicable product safety rules, be tested for compliance by a CPSC accepted accredited laboratory, have a written children’s product certificate and show compliance, and have permanent tracking information where applicable. (more…)

28 Apr
Stockton Car Accident Attorney

LYFT AND UBER CAR ACCIDENTS

Stockton Car Accident Attorney Helps With Lyft & Uber Car Accidents

As technology continues to infiltrate our lives in more and more ways, we often forget to question the dangers and legal repercussions of such innovative and disruptive technologies like Uber, Airbnb and other sharing economies. Such dangers like driver DUI’s, harassment and assault, felon drivers and the sort are around us everywhere but what about fault in Uber or Lyft car accidents.

If you’re a passenger in an Uber or Lyft car and you get injured, be rest assured that both companies usually take exceptionally great care to guarantee everything goes by protocol and you, as a customer, are taken care of. It serves them best if they keep up to par with exceptional customer service to guarantee their share in the marketplace. (more…)

28 Mar
Stockton Injury Attorney

NECK & BACK INJURIES

What Causes Different Types of Neck & Back Injuries

Neck and back injuries can be very devastating and can be incurred through common incidences, such as a car accident or a fall. Consequences from these injuries can extend from the physical and include emotional and financial damage. Neck and back injuries typically not only affect an individual at the time of the injury but may have long lasting effects for weeks to even years. This long-term pain and damage may affect the ability of that individual to perform their job and otherwise live their life in a normal fashion. Neck and back injuries can negatively affect an individual in many ways for a long time so make sure to speak to a Stockton injury attorney if you have been suffered any type of injury.

When an individual experiences an accident, it is important that they pay attention to any symptoms, even after the incident. Individuals should pay close attention to any symptoms they have in the neck and back areas immediately after the incident as well as several days after. Neck and back injuries can feel mild and symptoms can be delayed by some time. Immediate medical attention should be sought if any pain or discomfort is felt in these areas. (more…)

28 Feb
Stockton Injury Lawyer

WHAT ARE THE RIGHTS OF PASSENGERS IN CAR ACCIDENTS?

Without an experienced Stockton injury lawyer it is difficult to navigate the legal aspects of a personal injury claim and determine the exact course of action. Most people are not aware of all possible remedies available to them. However, the law of remedies provides a multiple avenues for the recovery of an injured passenger.

First, if you were injured as passenger in a car accident remember, you cannot be put at fault for the collision. California is a pure comparative fault state. This means that anyone who was injured in a car accident can recover against the at fault party comparative to the fault assigned to that party. To rephrase, if a person who was injured in a car accident has been determined to be 40% at fault for the collision, that individual will still be able to recover for his or her damages, however the recovery will be reduced by 40%, the percentage of fault assigned to that injured individual.

When it comes to passengers who are injured remember, they are not driving, so they cannot be put at fault for the collision. Therefore, it will likely be a clear liability case against one of the drivers. (more…)

28 Jan
Stockton Personal Injury Lawyer

CHOOSING THE RIGHT AUTO INSURANCE POLICY

Stockton Personal Injury Lawyer Explains Choosing the Right Auto Insurance Policy

Determining which auto insurance policy to get can get overwhelmingly stressful. The question of how much auto insurance you need can be answered by what kinds of insurances are out there. Obviously, it’s best to have a policy that protects everything you’d need if disaster strikes. It’s always best to speak with a Stockton personal injury lawyer about any questions you may have regarding auto insurance. Your auto insurance is actually a collection of different policies. They all cover you in different ways, and here’s how they break down: (more…)

28 Dec
Auto Accident Lawyer in Stockton

ACCIDENTS WITH LIVESTOCK

Much of California is rural and though you may reside in a large metropolitan city, to drive to nearly any destination in the West is to travel through extensive farmland. The scenery may be beautiful, but it can be dangerous and costly should any large livestock meander into your path. If you have been in an accident involving a livestock, speak with an auto accident lawyer in Stockton.

Any animal kept by humans for commercial purposes is considered livestock. And although they all range in size and weight, colliding with a livestock at the maximum state speed of 70 mph can do serious damage to your vehicle and any person inside. For example, there are over 5 million cows in the state of California, each with an average weight of 2000 pounds. Hitting an animal of this magnitude could be fatal. Other types of livestock that could be involved in an accident are:

  • Cows (avg 2000 lbs)
  • Horses (avg 1520 lbs)
  • Pigs (avg 690 lbs)
  • Donkeys (avg 645 lbs)
  • Llamas (avg 365 lbs)
  • Goats (avg 175 lbs)

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26 Nov
Stockton auto accident lawyer

HOW BICYCLISTS CAN AVOID ACCIDENTS

Biking is an efficient way to get around. Not only is it healthy for you, but it’s also great for the environment. However, biking on surface streets alongside cars and trucks is a daunting task that takes an extra layer of protective action. It’s no secret that bikes don’t have the assurance of a protective metal bubble around them. When accidents happen, there’s nothing to brace the impact. Because of speed, accidents between bikes and motorists are often followed by injuries or in a worst case scenario, fatality. If you or someone you know has been hit by a car while riding a bicycle, speak with a Stockton auto accident lawyer for legal representation. (more…)

26 Oct
Sacramento Auto Accident Attorney

DEADLY VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

There are a lot of cars on the California roads and as the population increases, so do car accidents. In fact, in 2007 alone, 4,000 people died on California roads and highways. The grieving process alone for losing a loved one in an automobile accident is difficult alone but trying to cope with the thought that the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence is even more devastating. If you or someone you know lost a loved one due to the irresponsibility of someone else, you could potentially pursue a wrongful death claim. Immediately seek advice and consultation from an experienced Stockton auto accident attorney.

While there is no amount of money that can bring a loved one back, California law allows victims to receive compensation for financial burdens and in some cases, the emotional suffering. Although each case is different, some of the compensation that is available to surviving family members are: (more…)

26 Sep
auto accident lawyer in stockton

10 DRIVING DISTRACTIONS YOU CAN AVOID

Auto Accident Lawyer in Stockton Goes Over The Top 10 Driving Distractions You Can Avoid

Americans spend a lot of their time behind the wheel. As commutes get longer and longer and self-driving cars still seem a world away, it’s important to understand what causes car accidents and how to prevent them. A major reason people say they were involved in a car crash is because they were distracted. Now, it seems obvious not to drive distracted, but as driving seems natural and we do it all the time, people become too comfortable with the task and start becoming flippant about it. This article will cover the top ten driving distractions and how to avoid them and always remember to seek legal advice from an auto accident lawyer in Stockton if you have been involved in a car accident.

Distraction 1: Passengers

Many young people get in car collisions while driving with their friends. Young people are less likely to understand the seriousness of driving and how dangerous it can be. They’ve been in cars their whole lives and being able to drive one unsupervised introduces a huge amount of independence, which can be very exciting. Young passengers may think it’s funny to play jokes on the driver or that driving is a great time to engage in a serious or compelling story. It’s important to realize that it’s okay to tell your friends to calm down and be quiet when you’re driving. (more…)

17 Aug
personal injury attorney in stockton

ELDER ABUSE & NEGLECT

Personal Injury Attorney in Stockton Provides a General Overview of Elder Abuse & Neglect

Recent estimates conclude that over 400,000 elder individuals live in nursing homes or elder care facilities in California. Some 7,000 of these care facilities may not be licensed and may not be providing adequate care to their residents. With our rising population, the number of elder individuals and the number of individuals in assisted care will dramatically rise in the near future. That means the cases involving elder abuse will increase as well. If you or someone you know has suffered from elder abuse, speak with a personal injury attorney in Stockton.

In California, elder abuse is considered neglect, exploitation, or “painful or harmful” mistreatment of anyone who is 65 or older. It also protects “dependent” adults aged 18 to 64 from this mistreatment. This covers mental and physical abuse, isolation and abandonment, abduction, and theft. These individuals are at a higher risk for abuse for several reasons, including dementia, physical weakness, isolation from family, accumulated wealth, and a general lack of knowledge or understanding about modern life, such as the internet. There are many different factors that go into these cases and it’s best to speak with a personal injury attorney in Stockton regarding your specific circumstance. (more…)

CONTACT US

Sadiq Law Firm, P.C.
509 W. Weber Ave. Suite 202
Stockton, CA 95203

(209) 943-0000
shafeeq@sadiqlawfirm.com

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We serve all of San Joaquin County including the following localities: Stockton, Tracy, Escalon, Lathrop, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, Acampo, August, Collierville, Country Club, Dogtown, Farmington, French Camp, Garden Acres, Kennedy, Lincoln Village, Linden, Lockeford, Morada, Mountain House, Peters, Taft Mosswood, Terminous, Thornton, Victor, Waterloo and Woodbridge.

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