Los Angeles Car Accident Attorney : Why and How

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Los Angeles (shortly knows as L.A.) is a metropolitan city of California. L.A. is a city of trade, commerce, culture, education and science. Overall it’s a big city with commercial skyscrapers. To handle that much of commercial places, Los Angeles has roads like spider webs throughout the city. That includes highways also. You can check out the traffic statistics of L.A. to know how big the whole thing is:

 

Los Angeles Traffic Statistics

 

  • 1,061,714 people drive alone to work.
  • 53,386 people depend mostly on walking.
  • 6,433,000 total vehicles in urbanized area.
  • Rate of vehicle per person 0.54

 

There is a saying about Los Angeles that, “Nobody walks in L.A.” Because the numbers of cars in this is city is gigantic. The number is big even for a big city like Los Angeles. This surely indicates a positive side our economy. But with a large number of traffics, everyday car accidents take 5 lives at Los Angeles. Have a look at the L.A. car accident statistics to know how serious it is:

 

Road Accident Statistics of Los Angeles

 

  • Over 700 deaths every year.
  • Around 8000 injuries each year due to road collisions.
  • Around 48% hit and runs each week.
  • Average five deaths every day.

 

After reading the above penalties you may want to try to avoid them as everyone. But sometimes we may get charged just for disobeying the rules, even if we are not directly involved. That’s why always follow these steps after facing a car accident:

 

What to Do After a Car Accident    

 

  1. Stay calm.
  2. Call 911 for help.
  3. Do not panic and flee.
  4. If you are injured get medical care.
  5. If you are not injured help the injured.
  6. Be supportive to the police and emergency team.
  7. Do not hide anything, even if you were at fault.
  8. Call an attorney if you get charged.

 

Why You Should Get an Attorney in Los Angeles

 

The law is for providing justice. But a single wrong step can make you guilty in the eyes of law. So before proceeding further for legal support you will need to understand them and act as they say. It can be very difficult to seek legal support by yourself after facing an accident. But if you hire an attorney he or she will act on behalf of you. Your attorney will collect necessary information and organize a negotiation. Meanwhile you can get proper healthcare support. A Los Angeles car accident attorney will also maintain your privacy even if you confess your crime.

 Moreover, an attorney may win your case along with getting you medical expense from the responsible. Or can get you out if you are charged with infractions.

You should keep in mind what John Wayne said, “Courage is being scared to death but coping up anyway”. So don’t panic, and don’t take any sudden decision. Always go through the lawsuit process. But first, always be safe, be cautious. Remember, even a small charge can collapse your life.

16 Comments
  1. Rodrigo

    September 8, 2015 at 11:15 pm

    There seems to be a myth that if you injure yourself after a slip and fall on someone else’s property, the owner is automatically at fault. This is not necessarily true—the area of premises liability law is complex.

  2. Jay

    September 9, 2015 at 3:17 pm

    Gun violence can also cause catastrophic injuries such as traumatic brain injuries or spinal cord damage resulting in paralysis. It’s important to remember that all of these injuries can turn the life of a victim upside down and end his or her ability to work. Individuals also often find themselves being burdened by medical expenses in addition to the physical and emotional trauma suffered in the aftermath of such violence.

  3. Emanuel

    September 10, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    While a criminal conviction can help punish the offender, it might not be enough to cover mounting medical costs and other losses that are sustained as the result of a major or catastrophic injury.

  4. Willard

    September 11, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    Generally, those family members include the spouse, children or parents of the person who died. Wrongful death actions in Pennsylvania are governed by the Wrongful Death Act, 42 Pa.C.S. Section 8301, as well as several Pennsylvania court decisions that have interpreted the Wrongful Death Act.

  5. Marc Mackin

    September 12, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    The next element that the plaintiff must show is that the other driver or party breached the relevant duty. This means that the other party did something wrong.

    • Echinolle

      September 18, 2015 at 6:36 pm

      Individuals who are involved in Texas motor vehicle accidents may choose to consult with a personal injury attorney who can explain the process of filing a civil claim and pursuing compensation for the injuries that they have suffered.

  6. Jack

    September 13, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    When the accident occurs, make sure you call the police at the time of the accident even if the accident is minor. The dispatcher will send police officers to assist and summon medical help if necessary. After investigating the accident, the police officer will issue a police report. After you’ve documented the scene and sought medical attention, start collecting repair estimates for any damage done to your vehicle. To be sure, nearly every insurance adjuster will demand an “independent” inspection of the damage to your vehicle, but if you are armed with two or three estimates of your own, you will be able to make a strong argument for the repairs you need, and the associated costs.

  7. Noel

    September 13, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    Based on the specific circumstances of the case, there may be other relevant duties that apply. For example, employers have certain duties toward their employees and others. An employer may be liable for the actions of its employees when those actions are performed within the scope of their employment. Governmental and private entities also have the duty to maintain roadways.

  8. Jonathon

    September 14, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    Don’t be afraid to make follow-up calls, or regularly check on your claim. Again, insurance professionals are dealing with hundreds of cases and sometimes yours may unintentionally get put on the back burner. Maintain contact and stay professional, and you may be surprised at your results. If you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s a good idea to be skeptical of any offer an insurance adjuster makes, espescially early on in your case. Today’s adjustors are routinely trained in effective “delay and deny” tactics intended to lower or deny compensation. That’s the reason adjustors try to talk accident victims into settling their own claims early on, before they get a chance to consider the facts or talk to a lawyer.

  9. NEville

    September 14, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    For those who fight every day to bring justice to family members who have lost their loved ones because of the negligence of another, it is a conversation worth having.

  10. Ronalld

    September 15, 2015 at 3:48 pm

    People with weakened bone conditions such as osteoporosis and people over 50 are especially susceptible to compression fractures after suffering a slip and fall accident.

    • STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS

      November 21, 2015 at 5:12 pm

      Yes, and they suffer the most too in such injuries.

  11. Sherry H.

    September 15, 2015 at 6:45 pm

    Unfortunately, sometimes persistence and professionalism won’t get you far. If you feel an adjuster is deliberately delaying and/or blocking payment of your claim, do not hesitate to get an attorney involved. Attorney involvement — and the implied threat of a lawsuit — can often knock adjusters out of their pattern of delay, and the money paid to an attorney could be money well spent in the long run, particularly if you are looking at long-term medical care or extensive wage loss.
    Also, having a police record of the accident is very important to your case, because it helps establishes the facts. Having no police report is problematic down the road when arguing with the insurance adjuster about how the accident happened or the liability of the driver at fault.

  12. Teddy

    September 16, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    As soon as practical, take pictures of the area that caused you to slip. In the winter, weather conditions can quickly change and it would benefit your case if you have proof of a hazard on the property. Additionally, consult with an experienced injury attorney.

  13. Luis Kettering

    September 17, 2015 at 1:15 pm

    However, in severe cases, the injury may require surgery.

  14. Louis L.

    September 17, 2015 at 10:33 pm

    A visit to the doctor or hospital will help document your injuries and begin the necessary treatment as soon as possible, which can speed your recovery. In states with Personal Injury Protection (PIP), the bills for these initial medical visits and treatment are covered. So it makes sense to use this benefit and get checked out. Follow your doctor’s orders explicitly. If you are restricted in what you can do, adhere to the restrictions. Don’t get caught golfing while making a claim for a torn labrum. If your injuries — and the attendant costs — are significant, you don’t want to risk blowing your settlement by overexerting yourself. When it comes to insurance claims, perception can play a role in getting paid. If an adjuster or claims attorney thinks you’re malingering, she won’t hesitate to deny your claim. Don’t give her a reason.

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