In the event that you are injured in an incident of any kind, you should carefully examine the situation to determine if you are able to file a lawsuit to collect compensation. If your accident were caused because of another party’s negligence, you could file a personal injury lawsuit
against the individual responsible and receive coverage from the insurance agency. However, many victims do not know the best way to go about suing or may feel as though they lack too much knowledge to have a shot at success. Fortunately, our Redondo Beach personal injury attorneys can assist you and adequately represent you in your case. Our law firm, the Downtown LA Law Group
, has litigated many types of cases and we know the best methods to winning each one. We are extremely experienced in all areas of personal injury. If you need legal help, look no further.
What Are Some Types Of Personal Injury Lawsuits?
You can file a personal injury lawsuit if you were injured in some kind of incident. Your type of claim will be dependent on the circumstances, and the proceedings will vary according to the details of the case. We handle various forms of personal injury claims
- Bug bite infestations against hotels, motels, apartments, public housing units, and more
- Dog bites caused by unleashed or violent dogs
- Car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, bicycle crashes, bus accidents, and pedestrian accidents
- Electric scooter accidents
- Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, and other rideshare incidents
- Premises liability, such as slip and fall incidents, tree branch injuries, defective sidewalk accidents, and more
- Product liability for when an item malfunctions and causes damage during use
- Assault and battery cases if you were hurt by a violent or aggressive individual
- Medical malpractice cases against nurses, doctors, hospitals, health care facilities, nursing homes, and more
Don’t let your case go without considering legal help. You can talk with our personal injury attorneys in Redondo Beach for more details; we will look over your claim and tell you how strong we believe it is.
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What Are Some Damages From Accidents?
You could be hurt in a great number of ways if you are involved in an accident. The different circumstances can lead to wildly varied results. You may suffer an allergic reaction to bed bug bites and need immediate medical treatment; you may have permanent spinal cord injuries from a car crash; or a doctor may prescribe you the wrong medication for a sickness. A short list of injuries we have seen from accidents and incidents include:
- Vermin bites
- Broken bones
- Severed limbs
- Improperly amputated limbs and digits
- Internal organ damage
- Closed head injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis
- Crushing injuries
- Nerve damage
- Dangerous drug side effects
- Muscle damage
- Puncture wounds
- Sprains and strains
Some of the injuries may cause you to be out of work for some time, while others may force a permanent change in your lifestyle. For example, paralysis can easily require you to invest in a wheelchair and alter your apartment, or even move to a new location altogether that is easier to maneuver in and around. These hardships can cost a lot of money and may take a heavy toll on your emotional wellbeing. We recommend speaking with one of our Redondo Beach personal injury lawyers to ensure that all these expenses are covered by the responsible entity.
What Should I Do After An Accident?
Many individuals call us at (888) 649-7166
with questions of what to do after they get involved in some form of accident. The different circumstances will warrant specific steps. You wouldn’t file an incident report against a company if you were in a car crash with a civilian, for example, Here are some steps that you can take, many of which apply to all incidents. Others may only apply in some scenarios.
No matter what, get medical treatment
as quickly as you can. If you do not get treated at the scene or go to the doctor within the next day or two, the insurance agent can view that as a red flag and throw your case out. He can claim that you were not as hurt as you stated and you were merely trying to use the accident fraudulently collect compensation. You should also see a doctor because adrenaline masks many injuries; the damages may not show up immediately, and a healthcare professional can ensure that you are not severely injured or need emergency treatment.
If you were hurt as a result of a doctor’s or nurse’s negligence
, it may be a good option to go to another doctor to correct the error to avoid a conflict of interest.
Take photos of your injuries
and the scene of the accident. The accident scene may include the street where a car accident happened, the sidewalk you tripped on, the defects in a property’s stairwell, the infested hotel room, and much more. You also need ample documentation of your injuries, so notes from the doctor and photos from various angles showing the damage will come in handy.
If there were any witnesses who saw the event happen, you can request their statements and testimonies. They may have seen the crash or also been affected by a defect in the street. You can also get hard evidence in the form of security camera footage or surveillance video.
If possible, you should file an incident report with the business to alert them to the accident
and what caused it. You should only do this once you have collected all the evidence you can from the scene, though, as they may try to hide the issue or correct it before you have a chance to prove that they were liable.
Write down the contact information and insurance details
of the responsible party. This will allow you to sue the correct individual and will prevent you from having no way of reaching out.
The cops may show up to some accidents, such as assaults and car crashes. If so, you can request a copy of the police report once it has been finalized. The investigation will have various pieces of information that you can use to bolster your claim.
Make sure to keep all copies of important documents
, like medical records, bank statements, receipts, leases, and anything else that will show that you were associated with the party.
Reach out to one of our Redondo Beach personal injury lawyers to take over your case. Having adequate legal representation is a huge benefit for your claim. You will not have to worry about doing any legwork or spending money on various costs. We will cover the fees, hire expert witnesses, walk you through the process, and do all we can to secure you the money you deserve
Find out more about how we can help you. Call us at (888) 649-7166 to speak with a representative now.
How Much Is My Claim Worth?
Your claim’s worth will be determined by the insurance agent handling the case. He will look at factors like the severity and extent of your injuries, how much of an impact they had on your life and career, how old you are, how much responsibility can be assigned to you for the accident, and more. He will come up with an offer to cover some expenses.
In most cases, the insurance agent is merely concerned with preserving profits, and the initial offers will be extremely low. Our lawyers will strive to bring you the maximum compensation available. We will negotiate a fair deal from the agent; you should not be mistreated or misrepresented in such a way if you were victimized in an accident. We will secure you the following:
- Coverage for medical expenses from the past and future
- Reimbursement of lost wages
- Coverage for damaged property
- Fees for additional services like extermination, structural apartment changes, wheelchairs and crutches, and more
- Pain and suffering damages for PTSD, anxiety, fear, emotional trauma, psychological stress, and more
If a family member or loved one died in the incident, you could collect wrongful death damages. These expenses cover the funeral fees, pre-death medical bills, pre-death pain and suffering, loss of inheritance and consortium for the survivor, and more.
You may also be able to collect punitive damages if the defendant acted with gross negligence or deliberately tried to harm you. These damages are handed out in lieu of jail time and are meant to punish the defendant; they are additional amounts of monetary funds, but they are usually viewed as excessive by judges and juries. Therefore, only a lawyer with ample experience in personal injury cases will be able to win them for you.
How Long Do I Have To File A Claim?
You do not have a long time to file a personal injury lawsuit
. You can file a claim within 2 years of the date of the injury. If you were hurt due to a doctor’s negligence, you have one year from the discovery of the damage or three years from the date of the injury itself. If you intend to file a claim against a government entity for any reason, the deadline is drastically reduced to six months.
These different deadlines can be confusing, and we recommend calling us at (888) 649-7166
immediately after you are hurt to determine how much time you have left. You may be ABle to have the statute extended if you were underage, mentally or physically incapable of suing, or if the defendant left the state. We will work to show that you must have additional time tacked on if circumstances permit it.
Learn more about your options for compensation by calling (888) 649-7166.
What If I Have A Lawyer Already?
You may already have an attorney and you may not be fully satisfied with the treatment you are receiving. You are welcome to contact our firm
and receive a free second opinion about your current situation. We will tell you what we believe you should be earning from the case and if your current attorney is performing to the best of his ability. Many lawyers will simply sign on numerous cases and try to speed through them so they can receive their cuts and move on to the next batch. We believe that this is a gross misconduct and is wrong to the clients. If you wish to switch firms, we’ll gladly help you.
The Best Firm in Town
The Downtown LA Law Group has an expert team of personal injury lawyers in Redondo Beach
who can secure you the restitution you deserve. We are willing to go to court for your case and our aggressive attorneys will preserve your rights no matter what. We will dedicate our time to you and your case.>Call us today at (888) 649-7166
for a free legal consultation; we are available around the clock and will always be able to answer your questions.
If you wish to hire us, we’ll give you our zero fee guarantee. This promises that you won’t have to pay a dime for legal expenses out of your own pocket. We’ll cover the costs of the case and we won’t get paid unless and until we win. If we lose, we do not take any money from you and we eat the losses ourselves.
Let our personal injury lawyers in Redondo Beach take care of your case