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Posted On August 25, 2020 Personal Injury

What Damages Can You Recover in a Personal Injury Case?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, company, or entity, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, securing the right amount of compensation in a personal injury case can be difficult, often because insurance carriers do not want to pay out a large settlement. Here, we want to discuss the most common types of compensation that are available in personal injury cases.

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Posted On June 22, 2020 Pain & Suffering,Personal Injury

Does Emotional Distress Count as a Personal Injury?

Injuries happen unexpectedly, and they can result in tremendous setbacks for victims. Not only will a person who sustains an injury have to deal with the initial emergency and recovery, but they will also have to contend with medical bills and other out-of-pocket expenses. When most people think of personal injury compensation, they think of coverage of medical expenses and lost wages. However, an injury victim may also be able to recover compensation for their emotional distress as well. It Read More

Posted On November 27, 2019 Personal Injury

What Should You Consider Before Changing Your Attorney in a Personal Injury Case?

As your personal injury case comes along, there may be events that make you reconsider your choice of attorney. Maybe you feel you are not being represented well, or that the fees charged by your attorney are not worth the services being provided. Maybe your lawyer misled you as to when the case would be resolved.

Whatever your reasons for wanting a change of legal scenery, California law is clear. You are allowed to change attorneys at any point throughout Read More

Posted On November 27, 2019 Pain & Suffering,Personal Injury

How Do California Lawyers Calculate Pain and Suffering?

If you’ve suffered a serious injury, you likely have to deal with more than medical bills.

You also suffer from lost wages, psychological scars, and so much more. While nothing can make that pain go away, you might be eligible for compensation for your pain and suffering.

First, though, you need to know the answer to, “How do insurance companies determine pain and suffering?”

Pain and Suffering 101: What Is Pain and Suffering?

Before answering the question, “How do lawyers Read More

Posted On November 27, 2019 Pain & Suffering,Personal Injury

California Pain and Suffering Caps Can Drastically Affect Your Personal Injury Case

It’s tough to say just how much your pain is worth, but that’s exactly what your lawyer will try to do in your personal injury case.

Let’s go over a few basic points about pain and suffering damages in California—and why they can have a huge impact on your case’s final payout.

Is there a cap on pain and suffering damages in California?

Pain and suffering is part of a group known as “non-economic” damages. Non-economic damages are awarded to Read More

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