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Before you accept any sort of settlement offer, it is imperative to understand what you are actually entitled to, both now and in the future. It is mandatory that every licensed driver in the state of California carry liability insurance. Liability insurance covers an at-fault driver for any injuries in their own vehicle, and other […]

According to law.com, a hit-and-run is defined as: “…the crime of a driver of a vehicle who is involved in a collision with another vehicle, property or human being, who knowingly fails to stop to give his/her name, license number and other information as required by statute to the injured party, a witness or law […]

What are the different types of damages that can be awarded in a personal injury lawsuit? Just like the damage to the vehicles involved, the injuries sustained in a car accident can vary from minor to devastating. If you were injured as a result of an accident, then you can file suit against the person […]

In personal injury lawsuits, lawyers talk about compensatory and punitive damages while economists may talk about hedonic damages. So what are hedonic damages? “Compensatory” and “punitive” are legal terms about what money a victim can be awarded. Compensatory damages pay for the harm, both physical and emotional, done to the victim or victims. Punitive damages […]

When can you sue for “pain and suffering” damages? Damages are an important part of a personal injury case; after all, if there’s no “injury,” then there’s no certainly no personal injury case. But along with damages for financial losses such as damage to property, lost wages, medical bills, personal injury suits may sometimes include […]

If you have been injured and missed work as the result of a car, truck, motorcycle, or any other accident, the good news is that you might be able to recoup your lost wages. In an accident claim, recovering lost wages reimburses you for the money you would have been able to earn if you […]