Entries by Garmo & Garmo, LP

Do Pedestrian Accidents Increase in the Summer

Pedestrians face risks every day due to the actions of drivers and sometimes from their own actions. In 2016, the last year for which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published a pedestrian fatality report, 6,000 pedestrians lost their lives in the United States. To put this in perspective, one pedestrian dies every two […]

5 Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

Bicycling can be a fun and relaxing way to get around and a great way to get exercise. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous. For the year ending December 31, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported over 460,000 serious injuries and 1,000 deaths from bicycle accidents. Negligent behavior exhibited by drivers was the […]

How to Avoid Truck Accidents in California

Commercial trucks are necessary to keep commerce, trade, and construction in this country operating at full capacity. These vehicles are used to move goods and equipment either locally or across the country. However, semis and tractor trailers number close to two million in the U.S., which creates a specific hazard on the road. When there […]

What Happens If I Violate My Parole in California?

We do not handle parole violation cases. This blog post is only for informational purposes. When you are granted parole in California, you are being given the opportunity to live outside the state prison system, but you are still under the control of the state. The consequences of violating your parole can be severe and […]

Should I Seek Medical Attention After a Rear-end Collision?

Rear-end collisions often happen at low speeds, cause very little property damage, and result in both parties walking away from the incident unscathed. In fact, these accidents are often so harmless, and so common, that many people can even tell stories about rear-ending another driver, or being rear-ended, perhaps at a stop light or within […]

Do I Have a Slip and Fall Case?

Everyone who has been to a store, be it a retail store, department store, grocery store, etc., can probably identify the many potential slip and fall hazards that exist within the store. Indeed, from slippery floors to spills of food and products, to loose wires or debris in walkways to crowds of people that make […]

Should I Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

We’ve all seen the personal injury billboards along the road and ads on television asking you to call if you’ve been involved in an accident, but most of us never stop to think that we’d be the ones injured and in serious need of help. No one likes to imagine what would happen if they […]

What Are the Grounds for Divorce in California?

You may believe that you have the best reason in the world for wanting to divorce your spouse, but stating that reason may not be necessary to satisfy the California family courts. Each U.S. state defines its own laws surrounding marriage, including valid reasons for separation and divorce. If you plan to seek a divorce […]

What To Expect From Spinal Injuries

Spinal injuries are some of the most significant types of injuries in the medical field. Roughly 12,500 Americans suffer from spinal cord injuries each year. Not only is there a prolonged recovery involved with these injuries, but patients must also face significant medical bills associated with treatment that could include surgery. Some research suggests that just one […]

How Do Railroad Crossing Accidents Happen?

We all learn at an early age to look both ways before crossing the street, but do you apply these same rules before entering a railroad crossing? Too many motorists assume that the coast is clear if they don’t hear a horn or see lights flashing, but this may not be the case. Many railroad […]