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Whether or not you are entitled to legal compensation depends on the severity of the situation you were involved in. There are a few common types of scenarios in which you may be granted financial reimbursement for your inconvenicence as well as your pain and suffering. As mentioned in the video above, you are entitled to legal compensation from your accident if:
Determining the levels of compensation for personal injury or property damages will require further knowledge and expertise. It’s no secret insurance companies try to minimize payouts. Therefore, seeking consultation with an experienced attorney increases you chances for the maximum settlement.
Hello, my name is attorney Frank Penney and this is the Legal Minute. Are you entitled to compensation? If your accident cause property damage or physical or mental injuries, then yes. If there is no such damages or injury then no. However, it should be understood that the insurance companies look at cases differently than the normal person. For example, if you are in an accident and don’t seek immediate medical attention, the insurance representative may not believe you were injured, and may not make an offer to settle. This same problem may occur if the accident very minor. For example, just a minor fender bender.
Tort liability in personal injury cases is most often based on acts of negligence, but there are exceptions. Sometimes the responsible party is held to the strict liability tort standard, meaning that a finding of negligence or malicious intent is not required. The most common types of strict liability tort cases are based on: Product […]
A negligence-based lawsuit against a school can have unique complications, depending on the type of institution it is. Overall, teachers, school administrators, and other staff have a “duty of care,” meaning they must take reasonable steps to avoid and prevent circumstances likely to cause personal injury to a student. Some reasons you might want to […]
In February of this year, a bill was introduced by Assembly Member Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) that would have made it illegal for law enforcement officials to engage in “motorcycle profiling.” The successful passing of this bill likely would have had a significant impact on future California motorcycle accident cases. Co-authored by Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin (D-South […]