Can I be Liable if my Car was Rear Ended?

December 14, 2018 by Travis G. Black & Associates
One of the fundamental rules of the road is that if the vehicle ahead of you slows down or stops, you are also required to slow down or stop. Failure to do so causes rear-end collisions. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, about 40 percent of all motor vehicle accidents involve rear-end collisions.... Continue Reading

How Minor Rear End Accidents Can Cause Major Injuries

December 07, 2018 by Travis G. Black & Associates
Folsom personal injury lawyers have seen it happen many times. What was thought to be a minor rear end accident resulted in major injuries for the motorists involved and their passengers. Travis G. Black & Associates has dealt with many cases where a small collision caused endless pain and suffering for a client. Just because... Continue Reading

Distracted Driving

November 30, 2018 by Travis G. Black & Associates
The United States sees about 2.5 million car accidents each year, according to DistractedDriverAccidents.com. 1.6 million of them involve cell phone distractions while different forms of distraction cause other incidents. All states are cracking down on their handling of distracted driving incidents. The following is some information about distracted driving that may be able to... Continue Reading

Driverless Cars: The Future is Almost Here

January 10, 2018 by Travis G. Black & Associates
In the past few years the number of traffic accidents have been devastating all over the country. Many of these accidents are the result of a distracted driver. There now seems to be a greater push in the technology world to make cars safer, and drivers more aware. The technology in automobiles have come a long way over the past several years, they are not quite driverless yet, but they are getting close. Vehicles now come equipped with, lane change detection, auto-slow-down cruise control, blind spot detection... Continue Reading

Winter Travel Safety Tips

January 09, 2018 by Travis G. Black & Associates
It’s winter time and there are many people out on the roads traveling to see friends and family. Between the Holidays and the Winter Road conditions, roads can get very busy, and the weather can create circumstances that we don’t usually have to think about! During these winter months it is incredibly important to be... Continue Reading

Motorcycle Riders: Stay Safe this Holiday Season

December 20, 2017 by Travis G. Black & Associates
It’s Christmas time and many of us are wondering what to get our loved ones. Well if your loved one owns a motorcycle, check in with them and see if they have everything they need in order to be riding on the roads this holiday season. Make sure your loved one has an appropriate Helmet... Continue Reading

Should you Hire a Lawyer after a Car Accident?

November 15, 2017 by Travis G. Black & Associates
After a car accident many people hope to resolve the claims that arise from the accident on their own, but those that attempt to resolve these claims on their own are often left wondering if they need a lawyer to assist them. Whether or not you need a lawyer depends on the extent of your... Continue Reading

Buying the Appropriate Auto Insurance!

October 17, 2017 by Travis G. Black & Associates
California Personal Injury Lawyers What type of coverage are you going to wish you had if you get in an Auto Accident? So many people just call an agent and try to find the cheapest deal, then they find themselves involved in an accident and now they pay. If you are on a budget you... Continue Reading

What you should know if you’ve been involved in an Auto Accident in California

May 10, 2017 by Travis G. Black & Associates
When you are involved in an accident and you are injured there are certain questions that every injured party wants answered. Some of this information and the corresponding insurance terms can be confusing, and rightfully so since often times this information has never been explained to you. In order to pursue a claim against the... Continue Reading

Slip and Fall Injury Cases

April 05, 2017 by Travis G. Black & Associates
Slip and fall injuries are often covered under what is known as premises liability cases. These injuries often occur at a place of business, but the incidents can also occur just about anywhere from a government building, to a residential address. Premises liability cases, refer to the legal responsibility that the owner and/or occupant of... Continue Reading

Motorcycle Accidents in California

December 14, 2016 by Travis G. Black & Associates
Call a motorcycle attorney that rides! A true motorcycle enthusiast all his life, Travis Black has ridden a motorcycle most of his life. He started off with a 1970 Honda 350 and has owned over a dozen motorcycles since this first one. One of his passions is touring the U.S. on a motorcycle. He has... Continue Reading

Traumatic Brain Injuries

December 01, 2016 by Travis G. Black & Associates
If you or a family member or friend has sustained a traumatic brain injury as a result of an automobile accident or a slip and fall, trying to understand your legal options can be a very difficult task. Simply understanding the challenges they may face while trying to live with this new condition is in... Continue Reading

Holiday parties, gatherings, drinks, and DUI checkpoints!

November 26, 2016 by Travis G. Black & Associates
Obviously the best way to avoid being arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is to not Drink and Drive. However, if you are driving during the Holiday season and want to know where the DUI checkpoints are there are many online resources like the one previously linked. The holidays are upon us and that means... Continue Reading

DUI arrest and the criminal proceedings

November 21, 2016 by Travis G. Black & Associates
If you have been arrested for Driving under the Influence there are two cases. One is the Administrative Per Se Hearing (DMV) and the other is the criminal proceedings. Here we will be discussing the criminal proceedings. If you are arrested for DUI, generally you will be taken to the county jail, booked, and sometimes... Continue Reading

Important tips if you’ve been involved in an auto accident in California

November 07, 2016 by Travis G. Black & Associates
In the United States there are over six million car accidents each year. For the most part, these accidents primarily involve property damage claims. Unfortunately, roughly one in every three auto accidents do involve a personal injury, sustained by either the driver or the passengers involved. According to the California Highway Patrol  there were 223,128 people injured as... Continue Reading

How does a DUI arrest affect your California driver’s license?

October 24, 2016 by Travis G. Black & Associates
Getting arrested for Driving under the Influence can be a scary time. After you are arrested the Police Officer generally confiscates your license and provides you with an order of suspension. This can be a very big concern for someone in this position. How will I get to work? How will I take my kids... Continue Reading

Tips for Estate Planning in California

September 21, 2016 by Travis G. Black & Associates
California Estate Planning Attorney We are often asked why it is important to have an estate plan – What happens if you don’t have one? The answer is simple and it can be brutal. Without a well thought out plan of our own, the government will decide how your estate will be distributed. We hear... Continue Reading

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