Suppose you decide to work with a Southern California passenger injury lawyer from KJT Law Group. In that event, you will receive our help from your initial consultation through the end of your case. Our team knows your rights and will protect them while you work on your recovery. Some of the things we take care of include:
Whatever your case needs, KJT Law Group will work hard to provide it for you.
Because of California’s fault laws, finding the liable party in an accident is vital to building your compensation claim. In some cases, it may be the driver of the vehicle you are in or the driver in the other car. In other cases, both drivers may share responsibility for an accident. They could have been negligent in that they:
Yes, because you deserve compensation if you were injured. Most likely, you will file a claim with their insurance. You may feel uneasy about taking action when your friend is at fault. However, when your injuries require medical treatment, you should not bear that financial burden on your own.
Depending on the relationship and living situation, you may be able to file a case against your family member if they were the driver. Passengers living with the insured driver may be covered under the same policy. That means you may receive some coverage through the policy but may not be able to sue for more significant compensation than the policy limits.
You could also file a case if you were riding with a family member who was driving, but you two live separately.
You might receive some compensation through your own auto insurance, under an uninsured or underinsured coverage clause, or via filing a lawsuit against the other party.
Sometimes, a party who was not directly involved in the accident may hold some responsibility for it. Examples are:
Your lawyer will assign liability according to what they find from their investigation.