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- Why Hiring a Truck Accident Attorney Can Help
Truck accidents don't just involve larger vehicles, the insurance policies and stakeholders pulled into the cases can often be more complicated than a car accident case.
- My Car Accident Was Almost Two Years Ago. How Long Do I Have to Do Anything about It?
In California, you have two years from the date of your car accident to file a lawsuit against whoever is at fault for the crash – in most situations. If your claim is against the city, you may have already lost your rights to pursue your claim, unless you filed a city claim within six months from the date of the car accident.
- I Have Medical Payments Coverage under My Car Insurance Policy. What Is That For?
Medical payments coverage under your car insurance policy helps pay for medical bills whether or not you were at fault for the car accident.
- What Qualifies as Lost Income in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
Many people forget that lost income is more than just the lost wages you won’t receive from not being able to work.
- The Police Officer Did Not Report My Car Accident Accurately and Has Me at Fault. What Can I Do?
While the police report is very important to determine liability, the police report is not the final word as to who is actually at fault. The judge or jury determines who is actually at fault. With that in mind, it is important that you do not get overly concerned about whether a police report places you at fault.
- I Was Pushed into a Car in Front of Me. Am I at Fault?
After someone is rear-ended, it is very common for that person to get pushed into the car in front of them, even if they were at a complete stop. If you were rear-ended and were pushed into the car in front of you, you were not at fault.
- Should I get a Dash Camera in my car?
Dash camera footage can be very helpful to you if you are involved in a car accident and were not at fault. The footage would be able to help you prove that you were not at fault and would also help prove that the car accident caused your injuries. Sometimes photographs of the damage to the cars involved do not show the full impact of the crash and video of the crash will. If a photograph is worth 1,000 words then video is worth much more.
- I Wasn’t Wearing a Helmet When I Was Riding My Motorcycle. Can I Still Get Compensated for My Injuries?
Even though it is illegal in California to ride your motorcycle without wearing a helmet, you can still get compensated for your injuries. But if you suffered a head injury, not wearing a helmet makes it much more difficult to get compensated for that head injury. You would have to show that your head injury would have occurred even if you were wearing your helmet.
- Is It a Good Idea to Have My Friend or Relative Be a Witness for My Car Accident Case?
Even though your friend or relative might show bias in your favor, it is perfectly fine for your friend or relative to be your witness in your car accident case. If you are dealing with the insurance company yourself and the insurance adjuster says that your witness means nothing to your case because it is your friend or relative, the insurance adjuster is wrong.
- I Have to Pay Back My Health Insurance Company from My Car Accident Settlement? Why?
Yes, in most situations you will have to pay back your health insurance company from your car accident settlement. Most health insurance contracts contain language in it that states that your health insurance company has a right to get reimbursed for the medical treatment they paid for if there is a third-party recovery. If you recover money from the other party in a car accident you are involved in, the other party is the third party.