How to Be Compensated for a Burn Injury

June 28, 2019 by Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
Were you recently injured in a slip and fall case? 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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis Black Law, 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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
After being injured in an accident, the Folsom CA car accident lawyers at Travis Black Law 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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis G. Black, Inc.
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 Travis Black Law. After an Accident It is... Continue Reading

Car Accidents and Head Injuries: What to Look Out For

January 25, 2019 by Travis G. Black, Inc.
Head injuries are among the more serious injuries a person can sustain during an auto accident. Head and brain injury symptoms vary drastically and not all symptoms are noticeable immediately after the accident. Here are a few things you should be on the lookout for as well as a few reasons why you should seek... Continue Reading

Unsafe Lane Changes Lead to Truck Accidents in California

January 18, 2019 by Travis G. Black, Inc.
Folsom is located in Sacramento County that has a population of about 1.5 million. Given the area’s population density, truck traffic in and around Folsom is heavy. Many of truck accidents occur in the blind spots of truck drivers. As per the U.S. Department of Transportation, more than 410,000 of these types of accidents occur... Continue Reading

Bike Accident Victims of Driver Neglect: What are your rights?

January 11, 2019 by Travis G. Black, Inc.
Bike accident victims who suffer injury or death as a result of a driver’s neglect may have a claim for money damages. If the legal elements of a neglect case can be shown, then the victim may recover damages to compensate for various reasons. What should you do if you or a loved one have... Continue Reading

Car Accident Whiplash: What Type of Injuries Can Occur

January 04, 2019 by Travis G. Black, Inc.
It takes just a fraction of a second to cause injury, but whiplash from a car accident can cause serious physical damage with lasting effects. The word “whiplash” refers to a variety of neck injuries that involve the soft tissues. Whiplash, which is also called a “neck strain” or a “neck sprain”. If you’re involved... Continue Reading

Lasting Effects of a Spinal Cord Injury in a Car Accident

December 21, 2018 by Travis G. Black, Inc.
A spinal cord injury can change a person’s life forever. The spinal cord carries electrical impulses to and from your brain and nervous system. If the cord sustains an injury, its effects can be life altering and permanent. If you or a loved one was in an accident that resulted in a spinal cord injury... Continue Reading

Can I be Liable if my Car was Rear Ended?

December 14, 2018 by Travis G. Black, Inc.
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, Inc.
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 Black Law has dealt with many cases where a small collision caused endless pain and suffering for a client. Just because an accident was... Continue Reading


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