Settlement of a personal injury claim in the State of California usually includes both economic damages, such as lost income, and non-economic damages, including suffering from trauma, distress, grief, fright or depression. Some plaintiffs are also awarded compensation for mental anguish. Some states, including California, cap or limit compensation relating to non-economic damages. California’s Medical … Continue reading What Financial Compensation Can I Get in a Personal Injury Claim In The State of California?
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How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help You With Your Medical Bills After an Accident
When you are involved in any type of accident, bills start accumulating immediately. Being transported to an emergency room by paramedics can cost upwards of $1,000. Then there are the emergency room bills, charges for treating physicians, therapists and the like. If a surgery is involved, the bills get overwhelming. A personal injury attorney with … Continue reading How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help You With Your Medical Bills After an Accident
How Could I Benefit From Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney?
Preserving and protecting your rightsYou have rights that you don’t even know about because you’re not a lawyer. From the moment that you begin representing yourself in a personal injury claim, you’ll start prejudicing your rights. That’s because you’re in an arena that you shouldn’t be in. You don’t know the rules of evidence and … Continue reading How Could I Benefit From Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney?
Do I Have a Valid Slip and Fall Injury Case?
A slip and fall injury can happen anywhere — whether at someone’s home, a shopping mall, a restaurant, or an office building. Slip and fall accidents commonly occur as a result of a dangerous condition such as a slippery floor, poor lighting, uneven steps, or blockages as a result of either intentional or negligent acts … Continue reading Do I Have a Valid Slip and Fall Injury Case?
How Soon After I Am Injured Do I Have To File A Lawsuit?
In all jurisdictions in the United States, there is a time limit for filing personal injury lawsuits. This is known as the statute of limitations. Once the period has expired, a lawsuit is no longer considered valid and will be rejected by the court. After a personal injury accident in California, an injured person must … Continue reading How Soon After I Am Injured Do I Have To File A Lawsuit?
Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney to Recover Money?
If you are involved in an accident and suffer injuries, you may be able to pursue compensation from the person or persons responsible for your injuries. The types of recovery that you qualify for depends on your injuries and losses, called damages. In personal injury cases, there are many different types of recovery that you … Continue reading Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney to Recover Money?