Auto Accidents

What Exactly is a Personal Injury

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If you're considering filing a personal injury lawsuit over a car accident, you may be wondering, "Is it worth my time?" The answer comes down to damages and figuring out the cost of your injuries; monetarily, physically, and mentally. After a serious accident, you may be wondering whether you are entitled to receive monetary compensation for your injuries....

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Daily Obstacles that Cause Car Accidents

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Motor vehicle accidents are pretty common occurrences. Most of us have either seen a car accident or been in one of them. Still, there are some situations, areas, and times of the day where drivers are more vulnerable to experiencing a collision. Unfortunately, drivers cannot always prevent a car accident from happening....

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Care and Assistance Claim in Personal Injury

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Accidents that result in an injury are often devastating and life-changing. The injuries a person could get in a car accident will often disrupt a person’s life and result in the person needing assistance to do everyday tasks they can no longer do themselves. The victims of an accident who has experienced a substantial amount of disruption to their normal lives should have an experienced lawyer, who is knowledgeable in care and assistance claims....

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Pain and Suffering After a “Minor” Car Accident?

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As vague as this might seem, you are allowed by law to file an insurance claim for pain and suffering. This is completely separate from the lost wages or medical expenses you might claim. This is why it is important to seek medical treatment for your injuries after an accident – your car insurance company will more than likely not accept your claim if you don't. ...

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Car Accident Compensation and Mistakes to Avoid

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Everyone’s experienced some form of injury at some point in their lives. Of course, not every injury is a good enough reason to call a lawyer - many injuries are attributed to age, genetics, or an accident that was unavoidable. But when another person is legally at fault for the incident that led to you getting an injury, you may have a valid case and grounds to sue. ...

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First Steps to Take After an Accident

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In the moments after a car accident, it's understandably hard to think straight. But, it’s important to remember that the steps you take after a car accident can save lives, decrease injuries, help with fast settlement of your car insurance claim, and keep you out of trouble with the law. Many drivers don’t really know what they should do and end up making mistakes that can delay their right to get compensation from insurance companies and the other drivers involved after a car accident....

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Damages for Concussions can be Tricky!

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you have sustained an injury to your head because of an accident, you might want to consider, at some point, how much you would be prepared to accept when it comes to settling your claim with the at-fault party. Symptoms of a concussion are: Dizziness Fatigue Insomnia (or excessive sleeping) Irritability Sensitivity to light/noise Changes in behavior/emotions If the concussion was sustained by the carelessness or aggression of another and you start experiencing post-concussion syndrome, you could have grounds for filing a claim against the other party’s insurance company or they don’t have insurance, the at-fault party has the funds to pay. Though, when it comes to your claim, the voluntary settlement could be more cost-effective to you (and the defendant) because it can save both parties the time and cost of litigation. Since a concussion injury can be very critical and determining compensation for a head injury settlement can be difficult and is reliant on various factors. At One Law Group in Beverly Hills, our lawyers can help you understand the differences between special damages and general damages and how we can help you receive damages. Special damages are damages for which money is an equal substitute for what...

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