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STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS – DEADLINES FOR LAWSUITS AND CLAIMS

If you’re thinking of filing a lawsuit for your injuries in California, it’s important to know that there are time limits set by California law.  If you wait too long, you might lose your right to pursue your case in court.   If you have questions about deadlines, it’s important to contact a personal injury…

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SEEKING MEDICAL TREATMENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

I tell all my clients during our first meeting that “if it’s not in the medical records, then it’s not happening.”  Personal injury cases are driven by medical treatment.  The medical records do a lot of the talking for us.   Immediately after an accident, it’s common to not feel pain right away due to…

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HOW LONG WILL MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE TAKE?

Personal injury cases can vary significantly in terms of how long they take to settle. While some may be resolved relatively quickly, others may take several months or even years.  Others might go all the way to trial which can longer.  Here are some factors that might influence how long it takes to resolve your…

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HOW MUCH IS MY PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM WORTH?

How much a personal injury claim is worth depends on several factors.  Injuries Settlements primarily depends on the severity of the injuries and whether we can successfully argue that the injuries you suffered were caused by the accident.  This is easier said than done because it is the defendant’s insurance company’s job to aggressively defend…

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DO I HAVE A PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

Whether you have a personal injury case primarily depends on three things: Liability There must be liability. This means that you must show that some other person was negligent and that their negligence caused your injuries.  In car accident cases, this can usually be proved if there is a police report finding the other party…