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Top Four Tips for Car Accident Claims

An Audi with front end damage to the grill and headlight

While no two car accidents are exactly the same, there are some universal tips that can help all car accident claims proceed more smoothly. If another driver leaves you injured in a car accident, don’t put off consulting with an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney.  Tip One: Always Put Safety First If you’re involved in a car accident, always put first things first, and this means moving safely off the road and calling 911 – if anyone is injuredRead More …

The Weather Can Affect Your Car Accident Claim

A wet two lane road on an overcast day

The rules of the road are dictated by what is safest for everyone who travels on them, which includes safety rules and regulations that are communicated via traffic signs, lights, and signals. Some of the most important traffic signs out there are speed limits, which state the maximum speed at which it is safe to drive (under optimal conditions). Because speed plays such a critical role in so many deadly traffic accidents, speed limits matter, but determining a safe speedRead More …

Getting an Accident Settlement in a Covid-19 World

Why do Insurance Companies Pay Personal Injury Settlements? The business model of an insurance company is to pay as little money to resolve personal injury claims in Los Angeles and to do that as late as possible. Insurance companies want to hold their personal injury settlement money as long as they can. They simply don’t have the capital to pay all of their claims right now so they pay the claims as they move to the top of the pile.Read More …

How Much is Your Car Accident Claim Worth?

paramedics unloading a patient from an ambulance

Perhaps the most common question asked by those who are injured in a car accident is how much their claim worth is. For injured individuals who are facing mounting medical bills and not currently going to work and earning a paycheck, this is an extremely pressing question. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer. The value of your claim is based on many factors, some out of your control. The best way to determine how much compensation you could receive andRead More …

Protecting Your Rights after an Uber Accident

view from the backseat of a moving car

According to the University of Chicago, the rate of traffic deaths grew by 2-3% in cities after introducing Uber and other ride-sharing apps. Even worse, this means more than 1,100 deaths. Any type of car accident can be extremely shocking and even disorienting. When you are riding in a stranger’s car and are paying for your ride, it can be even more confusing and unnerving. The steps you take immediately after and even several months into the future can significantlyRead More …

Can You Recover Compensation After a Hit-and-Run Accident?

a damaged car after a collision

The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimated in 2015 that 13 percent of all drivers in America were uninsured. If an uninsured driver causes an accident, they are more likely to leave the scene before it is legal for them to do so. For insurance purposes, a hit and run accident are treated like an accident in which the negligent party did not have auto insurance. The problem with uninsured drivers and hit and run accidents is that when an accidentRead More …

If You Have Been Injured by Drunk Driver, Don’t Expect the Police to Obtain Compensation for You

A damaged crash barrier along a roadway

If you have taken every precaution to drive safely and are hit by a drunk driver, it can be a disconcerting experience. Being hit by an intoxicated driver usually involves physical injuries as well, such as aches, pains, or in some cases, more severe injuries. Some are long-lasting injuries that can prevent you from functioning at your full potential, no matter what you are doing. If you believe you should be compensated for your injuries and losses, you are correct.Read More …