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How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take to Settle?

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If you were injured in a personal injury accident that was not your fault, you may be eligible to pursue compensation through an insurance claim or lawsuit. “How long will it take my personal injury case to settle?” is a common question many clients ask. Unfortunately, there’s no standard answer to this question since every case is unique and there are many factors that can impact when or if a case can be settled. What…

Can I File for Wrongful Death in California?

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After the tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one, filing a wrongful death claim may be the last thing on your mind, but recovering compensation during this stressful time can help ease the financial burdens you and your family have struggled with, due to the untimely loss of a family member. When you file a wrongful death claim, you must work with an experienced personal injury lawyer, to increase your chances of receiving the…

What can be Done if a Child is Injured in a Car Crash

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A motor vehicle accident is a traumatic experience that can cause physical, emotional, and financial damages. When an auto accident involves a child, the accident can be all the more devastating for the child and their entire family. Fortunately, you can pursue justice on behalf of your child and help them receive the compensation they deserve for their injuries and other losses. However,  there are some important differences in child injury cases that you need…

The Dangers of Summertime Driving

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The summer is a time for family vacations, days at the beach, and barbeques with friends and neighbors. However, the summer isn’t all fun and games, it’s actually considered one of the most hazardous times of year on California’s freeways and roads. While the winter can bring its own challenges, more motor vehicle accidents tend to happen when the sun is out. Knowing the threats of auto accidents during the summertime can help you avoid…

In California, What is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident?

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After a motor vehicle accident in California, you may suffer severe injuries, pain and suffering, and property damage. The medical bills, treatment costs, and other financial losses you’ve incurred due to the auto accident can be very costly. It’s important to keep in mind that every accident is unique and the amount of your potential settlement will heavily depend on the specific facts of your case. The best way to understand the value of your…

Hydroplaning Accidents: Who is Responsible?

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Hydroplaning often occurs due to the build-up of water on the front of an automobile’s tires. When a driver increases their speed over thirty-five miles per hour on wet roads, hydroplaning will cause the tires to move faster because of a lack of traction with the ground. Hydroplaning impacts the driver’s ability to control the vehicle’s functions, such as braking, steering, and accelerating. A hydroplaning auto accident can have devastating results due to the driver’s…

Who is Responsible for a Truck Accident?

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A commercial truck accident is different from accidents that only involve passenger vehicles, in part because, trucking companies usually employ the trucker involved in the collision. As the truck driver’s employer, the trucking company can bear legal responsibility for the actions of its employees, as well as for the commercial vehicles it owns. If you have recently been involved in an accident with a commercial truck, a personal injury lawyer can determine who is responsible…

Understanding Personal Injury as a Legal Term

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Every year, thousands of Americans are injured in different types of accidents, but not all of these accidents provide the grounds for filing a personal injury lawsuit. An injury that occurs due to an accident that was caused by the wrongful actions or negligent actions of another person or entity meets the definition of personal injury. To determine whether or not you can pursue a personal injury lawsuit, consult an experienced attorney at Lem Garcia…

Why Get a Personal Injury Attorney?

Have you been injured in an accident due to another person’s negligence? Are you wondering if you need legal counsel? While in some cases, it is possible to handle a claim on your own, in others, hiring a personal injury lawyer is the best way to ensure you receive the financial compensation you deserve for your injuries and other losses.   Is Someone Else to Blame for Your Injuries?   If you were injured by…

6 Causes of Commercial Trucking Accidents

Commercial trucks have been a major part of America’s economic engine for decades, but they can also be very dangerous on the road to other drivers, especially when the truck driver doesn’t follow the rules of the road. Despite federal and state laws that have been implemented to make highways and roadways safer, commercial trucking accidents still happen far too often. In many cases, driver error is to blame for an accident involving a commercial…

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