With so many cars on the roads nowadays, hearing about, or even seeing a collision is nothing of note to most of us. Many of us may see a car accident as little more than an inconvenience, making us late for work, or when trying to get home after a long shift. However, when that car accident has resulted in you, or a loved one, sustaining serious or fatal injuries, it becomes much more important in your eyes. You may think that, as a careful driver who abides by the rules of the road at all times, you have little chance of becoming involved in a collision. When you have been affected by an Inglewood car accident, an experienced car collision lawyer from the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg could ensure you recover the full settlement you are entitled to.
Inglewood and other urban areas of Los Angeles County tend to experience a relatively high volume of car accidents, as our personal injury attorneys can confirm. According to the most recent statistics published by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), the following incidents occurred in Inglewood in 2015 alone:
If we consider the whole of Los Angeles County, rather than Inglewood on its own, the statistics read as follows:
Of course, when you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident, you are unlikely to give a thought to statistics. You are more than just a number, and an Inglewood car accident attorney from the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg understands and appreciates that. When you hire our attorneys to handle your case, you will be treated as the individual you are, and afforded the compassion, empathy, and respect you deserve.
There are many different ways car accidents can happen on California roads. Our Inglewood car accident attorney has experience handling the following types of accidents:
There are many other ways that an accident can occur, but these are just a few examples. Even though you might not see your particular accident listed here, that does not mean that we cannot handle your case.
No matter how your accident happens, the injuries that follow can be catastrophic. Some of the most common injuries we see include the following:
Not all injuries are visible, and you may also suffer from psychological and emotional trauma. While some injuries can heal over a few months or even a year, others will stay with you for the rest of your life.
After an accident, you might be wondering who is going to pay for your medical expenses and property damage. Your first thought will be your insurance company or the other party’s insurance company. This is often one of the biggest misconceptions; although insurance companies should pay, they often do everything possible not to issue compensation.
The insurance company will work to deny your claim or offer you a lower settlement than what your case is worth. When you work with an Inglewood car accident attorney, we will fight against these big insurance companies to get you the compensation you deserve. When they choose to insure a person and their vehicle, they are responsible for their actions, including an accident. We will work to get compensation for the following:
The amount of compensation you are entitled to will depend on the facts of your case. While these are general types of compensation you may be entitled to; it will be up to your Inglewood car accident attorney to determine which ones qualify for your case.
The most straightforward answer to this question is; yes. You will have a limited amount of time after an accident occurs to file a personal injury claim. You have exactly two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit. While you have this amount of time to file a claim, you should not wait. You should file a claim the moment you can with the help of an Inglewood car accident attorney. If a government entity injures you, you will only have six months from the accident date to file a claim.
Following a serious car accident, it is important to choose a legal expert who has your best interests at heart. At the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg, we can promise you that:
Above all, you can be confident that your lawyer will provide the outstanding legal representation required to recover the full settlement you deserve