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How Long Do You Have to Report a Car Accident in California?

Are You Required To Report A Car Accident? If you are involved in a car accident, no matter how minor the accident, you should contact your insurance company to let them know what happened. Why, because you don’t know what the other driver or pedestrian is going to say. They can claim that it was […]

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Why Don’t Insurance Companies Want You To Hire a Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer?

Insurance companies have to answer to their shareholders, not to consumers. Their job is to make a profit and pay their shareholders for the investment in the insurance companies. When injured in an accident, insurance companies pay the smallest amount possible for personal injuries and property damage. They hire insurance adjustors to handle claims and […]

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After a car accident, Do I Sue the Driver or the Insurance Company?

When drivers get into accidents, they typically sue each other, not the insurance companies. Insurance companies provide legal representation (a defense lawyer), handle their driver’s liability claims or lawsuits, and indemnify (pay some or all of the damages) other drivers when their insured is found responsible. Most accidents result in claims against other driver’s insurance […]

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Negotiating a Personal Injury Claim Vs. Filing a Lawsuit

Negotiating a Personal Injury Claim Vs. Filing a Lawsuit

Were you injured in a Los Angeles accident where another person was negligent? If so, you are entitled to recover compensation for your injuries through either a personal injury claim or a personal injury lawsuit. Although the terms “personal injury claim” and “personal injury lawsuit” are used interchangeably, claims and lawsuits are actually very different. […]

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Tips for Getting the Best Personal Injury Settlement in California

If you are making a personal injury claim after a car accident, at some point, you will need to contact the insurance company representing the person you are suing. You either have to hire an experienced lawyer to do the work or attempt to do it yourself. Negotiating a personal injury claim can be very […]

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What's the Difference Between Personal Injury and Property Damage Claims

What’s the Difference Between Personal Injury and Property Damage Claims?

Property damage is damage to real or personal property. Real property is a fixed property, such as land or buildings. Personal property is a property that is movable, such as televisions, cars, boats, clothing, paintings, etc. Personal injury is an injury to the body, emotions, and mind (psychological). Most car accidents, even minor ones, result […]

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What Are the Most Common Pedestrian Injuries from Car Accidents?

Common Pedestrian Injuries from Car Accidents All pedestrians, no matter what their mode of transportation, are vulnerable to injury from motorized vehicles such as cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Pedestrian-vehicle accidents are particularly dangerous for pedestrians because of the size, weight, and speed of the cars that hit them. Motorized vehicles can weigh anywhere from 400 […]

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Why a California Personal Injury Attorney Will Not Take Your Case

Reasons a California Personal Injury Lawyer Won’t Take Your Case Hiring a Los Angeles personal injury attorney can significantly increase your chances of obtaining compensation for your injuries. But, even if you are injured, it may not be easy finding a lawyer to take your case. The following are common reasons why a California personal […]

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What To Do If You’ve Been in An Out of State Auto Accident?

Out of State Auto Accident – What Do You Do? People love driving their cars because it gives them the freedom to go where and when they want. Accidents happen everywhere, including states where drivers don’t live. But no matter where you reside, it’s essential to have adequate insurance coverage and competent car accident lawyers […]

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Impact of Coronavirus on Car Accidents in California

What is the impact of COVID-19 on Car Accidents in California? The Coronavirus pandemic has kept many people out of work, changed the way we do business, placed many people in the hospital, and has adversely affected the economy. When California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, issued the stay at home order on March 19, 2020, no-one […]

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