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Colisiones de bajo impacto

Low Impact Collisions Car crashes happen everywhere – parking lots, freeways, residential streets, parks, and more. There’s a wide variety of ways that accidents can happen, and although some can result in extremely debilitating injuries, even fatalities, others are seemingly innocuous and have no repercussions. These low impact collisions, like fender benders, rear end accidents, and side swipes can cause very minor damage to a vehicle, but greatly hurt the occupants inside. Cars are able to withstand a higher force of impact than humans, and as a result, even low impacts can be dangerous to suffer. Individuals who have been affected by these kinds of accidents often find it difficult to retrieve compensation; insurance agents claim that the contradiction between the severity of the crash and the severity of the injuries is too disparate. For this reason, it is important that you seek the assistance of one of our skilled car accident lawyers at Downtown LA Law Group in Los Angeles. We’ll be able to file a claim on your behalf and fight for the compensation you deserve if you were hurt in a car crash – no matter if the crash were high impact or low impact.

Information on Low Impact Collisions

Low impact collisions are generally classified as accidents that take place at slow speeds. They do not generally result in a lot of damage to the vehicles involved; people can usually drive off just fine and have no need to fix much besides cosmetic damage. However, the common misconception is that the lack of damage to the car is directly proportional to the lack of damage of the occupants. Occupants within the cars can sometimes be just as seriously hurt as if the crash happened at a much faster speed. This is because sudden jerks of the car can be harmful to the body, especially the neck y back. A accidente por alcance that happened at less than 15 mph, for example, can cause a bent bumper and trunk on your car. You may have been jerked forward, however, and your head may have snapped back to its location, resulting in an injury like whiplash. These occurrences are not uncommon. Another way that a low impact collision can cause damage is with a side swipe, which may force you off the road and crash head on into a pole or other object. Your car may eject its airbags, which can cause facial damage and other injuries like a broken nose, broken orbital sockets, broken teeth, and more. There are numerous ways that you can be injured in low impact collisions, but one of the most frustrating ways includes injuries that you already had. Pre-existing spinal cord problems or internal organ issues can be exacerbated in low impact crashes. A lesión medular that was on its way to healing could have been worsened; discs may slip out of place again, for instance, or a realignment may suffer.

Who is at Fault?

If you were hit in a low impact collision, you could very easily file a claim against the responsible driver for compensation for your injuries. The way to prove that he was negligent and at fault is by showing the four points of negligence to be true. They are as follows:
  • You were owed a duty of care by the driver, which is generally true; all drivers on the road must take care to not harm anyone else
  • En duty of care was breached in some way, whether by not paying attention while operating the vehicle, speeding, or ignoring the right of way law applicable in the situation
  • En breach of duty led to an accident, such as a rear end collision or a side swipe
  • En accident resulted in physical harm; this is important because if you did not sustain any physical damages you won’t be able to file a personal injury claim for compensation
In many rear-end collisions, the driver who hit you from behind is considered at fault. A driver who turns into your lane and side swipes you can also be considered negligent and at fault. In other cases, a car may be backing out of a parking spot, only to hit your vehicle; this can result in the driver being deemed at fault and made to compensate you for your damages.

Post-Accident Procedure

To make sure you have the best chance of filing a successful lawsuit for a low impact collisiondeberías follow the necessary steps after an accident so that you don’t have any disadvantages. Some people will make crucial errors, such as forgetting to take down information or even leaving the scene of the crash, and they find it difficult or impossible to be compensated. The first step you should take is get medical treatment. Paramedics can evaluate you at the scene if you were particularly injured and could take you to the emergency room if need be. You should see the doctor as quickly as possible to get evaluated; if you do not feel the injuries at first but they flare up later, you may offer the insurance company an opportunity to claim that you were hurt elsewhere and that you’re blaming the damages on the accident, as there is no way of knowing the true cause because of the gap in time. Next, you should record the insurance information of the driver and take down his personal detailscomo contact number, name, driver’s license number, license plate numbery mucho más.

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It will come in handy to take pictures of the scene of the accident, the damage to your car, and the injuries you had, if possible. If the injuries are not apparent on your body, you should get a copy of the medical notes from the paramedics or the doctor. Any eyewitnesses, passengers, or bystanders should be called upon to give their statements and testimonies as to what happened. It is important to have as many perspectives supporting you as possible, which is also why it’s a good idea to request a copy of the police report from the police officers who may show up at the scene of the crash. Because of the injuries, you should make sure to contact a skilled car accident lawyer in Los Angeles. The presence of physical harm means that the ensuing insurance negotiations will be difficult, and an attorney can accurately represent you and your case. If you were not hurt, though, you likely won’t need an attorney and can pursue a simple property damage claim for reimbursement for the costs of repairs to your vehicle.

Value of a Case

There is no calculator that allows lawyers, victims, or insurance agents to input the damages and have a number returned that will list the compensation amounts. Instead, an insurance agent will consider the circumstances of the case (who was at fault, for example), your injuries (how extensive they were and how much of an impact they had on your day to day life, career, and future), your occupation, and more, and he will make an offer based on those factors. If you do not have an attorney, it is very likely that the insurance agent will throw your case out or deny your claim without considering it very closely. You may find it extremely difficult to get a hold of him and won’t be able to negotiate a deal. This is why it is crucial that you hire legal help: our attorneys will aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve and will always stay in touch with the insurance agent so we can work to secure you a settlement offer that will cover your damages. Your initial settlement offer may be very low, which is a tactic used by insurance agents to try and persuade you to accept something worth much less than the actual value of your case. You should not proceed until you have an experienced attorney on your side who can give you all the help you will need to win your case.

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Time Limit to File a Lawsuit for a Car Accident

Según la ley estatal de California, sólo tiene 2 años a partir de la fecha de la lesión para presentar una reclamación de indemnización contra la parte responsable. Si espera demasiado, la demanda será desestimada y no podrá reclamar indemnización nunca más. Un abogado puede ayudarle a determinar de cuánto tiempo dispone hasta que se cumpla ese plazo. También debe preguntar por las posibles prórrogas del plazo. Es posible que se suspenda temporalmente el plazo si las circunstancias lo permiten, como en los casos en que usted era menor de edad en el momento del siniestro, estaba mental o físicamente incapacitado tras el accidente o cuando el demandado huyó del estado.

Tipos de indemnización de una demanda por colisión de bajo impacto

Al igual que con todas las demandas por lesiones personales, usted puede recibir numerosos tipos de compensación por sus daños. Un abogado de nuestra firma puede ayudarle a obtener el máximo valor disponible, y exploraremos todos los ángulos para asegurarle un acuerdo justo. Trabajaremos para traerle la remuneración para:
  • Facturas y gastos médicosgastos hospitalarios, gastos médicos, gastos de medicación, gastos de fisioterapia y futuras facturas médicas.
  • Salarios perdidos por días perdidos en el trabajo del pasado y del futuro
  • Daños materiales a su vehículo y objetos personales
  • Daños moralescomo el miedo, la ansiedad, el TEPT, los traumas psicológicos, el estrés emocional, etc.
También hay oportunidades para ganar daños punitivos, que se entregan en tiempos de negligencia grave, pero sólo un abogado verdaderamente experto será capaz de ganarlos para su caso, y daños por muerte injusta en el caso de que un ser querido fallece (tal vez de un ataque al corazón u otro tipo de daño interno provocado por el accidente). Nuestro equipo de abogados puede ayudarle pase lo que pase, y haremos todo lo posible para asegurarnos de que está totalmente cubierto después de una colisión.

Segunda opinión gratuita

Muchos clientes nos llaman porque ya tienen abogados que les representan y desean saber si hay algún procedimiento que les falta o si sus abogados están haciendo un buen trabajo en sus gestiones. Por desgracia, muchos abogados tienden a apresurarse en los casos en un intento de obtener su parte del cheque lo antes posible. Pueden actuar de mala fe y no preocuparse por sus clientes. En nuestro bufete de abogados, nos dedicamos a usted y a su caso y hacemos todo lo posible para asegurarle la compensación que se merece. Le daremos una segunda opinión gratuita sobre su caso y le diremos si creemos que vale más que el valor que le están ofreciendo, así como si creemos que su abogado está haciendo un mal trabajo ayudándole. Llame a nuestras oficinas al (855) 339-8879 para recibir una segunda opinión gratuita con un abogado experto.

Cómo le ayuda DTLA

Nuestro bufete de abogados, el Downtown LA Law Group en Los Ángeles, cuenta con un dedicado equipo de abogados con años de experiencia a sus espaldas. Hemos estado ganando demandas de accidentes de coche para nuestros clientes durante años y hemos traído con éxito millones de dólares a las víctimas. Creemos en la transparencia y en ayudar a los que más lo necesitan, por lo que siempre tendremos en cuenta todas las reclamaciones que se nos presenten, desde colisiones de bajo impacto hasta atropellos con fuga. Trabajaremos sin descanso para conseguirle la indemnización que se merece. Póngase en contacto con nuestras oficinas hoy mismo para concertar una consulta legal gratuita con uno de nuestros abogados expertos. Puede hablar sobre su demanda por colisión de bajo impacto y le diremos lo que creemos que vale el caso. Nuestros abogados están disponibles las veinticuatro horas del día, y nada de lo que comparta con nosotros se divulgará en ninguna parte: nuestras consultas son totalmente confidenciales.

Para hablar con un abogado de accidentes de tráfico en Los Ángeles, llame al (855) 339-8879.

Si contrata los servicios de nuestro bufete, le daremos nuestra garantía de honorarios cero, que le impide gastar dinero de su bolsillo en nuestros servicios. Sólo cobraremos si ganamos su caso. Nuestros honorarios se descontarán del acuerdo que consigamos. Si perdemos, no cobraremos nada y usted no tendrá que pagarnos ni un dólar. Para obtener más información y para empezar a presentar su demanda de colisión de bajo impacto, póngase en contacto con nuestros abogados con experiencia en Los Ángeles en el Downtown LA Law Group.

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