Category: Auto Accidents

Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Claim Against a Government Agency For Your Auto Accident Injury

Most of us know that the State of California has a statute of limitations that sets a rigid time frame to file all personal injury claims. While most people recognize this statute, many fail to recognize that when the claim is made against a government agency, the time allowance and overall process is much different.

If you or someone you know was injured because of an auto accident that was caused by a government agency’s negligence, it is important to act quickly to begin the process. The information provided in this article will help to clarify important information you should know about filing a lawsuit against a government agency in the State of California. Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Claim Against a Government Agency For Your Auto Accident Injury”

Auto Accident Law: Important Factors to Consider When Filing a Lawsuit for Road Debris

Anyone who leaves debris on a road is responsible for any damages that were caused by the debris. When the driver and/or passenger suffers injuries in an auto accident because of debris left behind by another, the injured people have the legal right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. By filing a lawsuit, the injured parties have the prospect of receiving monetary restitution for their injuries. Depending on the facts of the case, a government agency could be held responsible for failing to maintain the road clear of debris. If the government agency is found liable, it may have to provide financial compensation to the injured victims for damages sustained. Continue reading “Auto Accident Law: Important Factors to Consider When Filing a Lawsuit for Road Debris”

How California’s Comparative Fault Law Can Affect Your Auto Accident Claim

Under the State of California’s pure comparative fault law, a person injured in an auto accident can still recover compensation even if he or she was discovered to be partially at fault for the accident.

Comparative fault, also sometimes referred to as comparative negligence, will allow an injured person to obtain a portion of the injuries covered by the other party, even if the person is partially responsible for his or her own injury. Continue reading “How California’s Comparative Fault Law Can Affect Your Auto Accident Claim”

Common Delayed Symptoms After a Motor Vehicle Accident

A vehicle accident can be a horrific experience for any person, even if the damage was not severe. Not every person will react the same to an auto collision. In fact, not only can physical injuries differ, but so can a person’s emotions. While some auto accident victims can experience mental fog, others can find their minds engulfed by various thoughts or concerns. Continue reading “Common Delayed Symptoms After a Motor Vehicle Accident”

How an Auto Accident Can Affect Your Life

All auto accidents have the potential to leave a victim with disastrous, long-term consequences. If you or someone you know has been involved in an auto accident, one way to reduce the impact of the incident is to seek the legal expertise of a skilled personal injury attorney who has experience in auto accident injury law. A proficient attorney will ensure that the rights of the accident victim are protected and will also work to ensure that the victim receives the compensation he or she deserves. Continue reading “How an Auto Accident Can Affect Your Life”