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”

Everything You Should Know About Bus Accident Cases in California

Millions of commuters involving workers, children, and the elderly rely on bus transportation each day in order to arrive at their destinations. Buses are very large commercial vehicles that are a necessary part of everyday life for many people. The sheer size of these vehicles, however, have the propensity to cause devastating injuries when an accident ensues. In the worst of cases, people can even lose their lives after a bus-related accident. Continue reading “Everything You Should Know About Bus Accident Cases in California”

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”