Car Accident Personal Injury Law Firm in Sunnyslope, CA
If you have been hurt in a vehicle accident, you will want to consult with an attorney who specializes in personal injury. Choosing the right lawyer will help get you on the way to an emotional recovery as well as potential monetary recovery. Contact us right away at (877) 278-6890 if you've been injured in any of the following types of accidents:
Pickup Truck Accidents
Injuries While Riding
Driving while Distracted Accidents
<h2>Injured While Ride-sharing Provider</h2>With the expansion of ride-sharing services in the Sunnyslope, CA area, you may not be the one behind the wheel when an accident occurs; but you still may be seriously injured.While contacting Uber®, Lyft®, or any <em>other</em> type of ride-hailing provider may be simple and easy, it isn't always safe. And, since you are not in command of the vehicle, you also aren't in control of your fate. You would anticipate that as "professional" drivers, the people behind the wheel of ride-sharing services would have highly-evolved skills that complement their capacity to get you to your destination safely, but regretfully that isn't always the case. Studies show that since 2011 ride-sharing companies have increased traffic deaths in the US by 2%-3% (<a href="https://research.chicagobooth.edu/-/media/research/stigler/pdfs/workingpapers/27thecostofconvenience.pdf?la=en&hash=A15B1513F98D7A17B9E37F78DD2EBDC4C6338BFA">University of Chicago and Rice University</a>), consequently you are at greater risk today than before these services existed.So what should you do if you are associated with any sort of accident while a passenger in a "commercial" vehicle driven as part of a ride-sharing? Call us today at (877) 278-6890. This is especially true as the legal landscape of these companies continues to evolve; laws may vary across state lines and our legal team knows the terrain. So if you are involved in an accident while a passenger in a ride share service, call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC for a free, no commitment assessment.<h2>Cabs and Limousines</h2>Hiring a traditional taxi cab or limo service is a little different. Because they have been around for awhile, the legal implications and operations are much more apparent. While rideshare services like Uber® and Lyft® are relatively new, taxi cabs and limousines have been around since before cars were invented! The principal difference between dealing with Uber® and Lyft® or a taxi/limousine service is the underlying organization; Uber® and Lyft® are nationwide, while taxi and chauffeur driven car services are usually locally owned or operated.Because cabs and limousines are typically corporately/company owned, they may be regulated even more strictly and subject to more substantial standards of care. Our team of experienced lawyers will ensure that you receive the care and attention your individual case demands and that you won't get "bullied" by a large transportation company. Call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC today for a <strong><em>FREE CONSULTATION</em></strong>.It goes without saying that getting in a crash involving a cab or limousine - even if you are in a different vehicle - will also necessitate the resources of a qualified legal firm. Call us today at (877) 278-6890.<h2>Rental-car Accidents</h2>If you are involved in a collision while operating a rental car, you will definitely have to deal with extra hassles not present in the case of an incident with your own car or truck.Along with the concerns of the accident, any injuries, any property damage, and the physical and emotional well-being of all persons involved in the actual accident, having to deal with a corporate entity like a rental car company adds another layer of complication to your situation. Factors like:<ul><li>Establishing liability - Who is at fault and to what degree?</li><li>Insurance coverage - Did you pay for extra insurance from the rental car company? What does your private insurance coverage cover? Who pays first?</li></ul>In short, while being involved with an automobile accident is upsetting enough, the additional duty of reporting to the rental car company can be daunting. Allow our law firm to manage everything for you and your family. Call (877) 278-6890 now to confer with one of our attorneys. We have decades of experience in rental car accident law and have helped a number of people in the Sunnyslope, CA area.<h2>Rear-End Accidents</h2>Even if you do everything properly, you can still be involved in a major accident. One of the most frequent types of accidents are rear-end collisions and make up 29% of all crashes (NHTSA, 2017)So if your vehicle is stopped at a stop sign or crossroad (you are "at rest") and the car behind you fails to stop ("an object in motion"), your vehicle will be acted upon by that "unbalanced force" and will be forced forward when contact occurs. Not only will this damage your vehicle, but since <strong><em>you</em></strong> are also "at rest" <em>inside</em> the vehicle, the "unbalanced force" will also act on your body like it does your car, creating a "whiplash" effect that can cause you significant bodily injury.The faster the vehicle that hits you is going, the more powerful the "unbalanced force" will be, and the greater the harm to you and your vehicle. It doesn't matter, however, if the vehicle that hits you is moving fast <em>or</em> slow, there will be damages, and you need to contact us to assess that damage and your potential solutions.You need an advocate who will fight for you and your legal rights. You need Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC. Call us at (877) 278-6890 to receive the Sunnyslope, CA area's best legal representation.<h2>Injuries Resulting from Drunk Driving and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Accidents</h2>Driving under the influence of any regulated substance can be harmful to you and those around you. Whether it's prescription drugs, marijuana, alcohol, or even over-the-counter pills, your abilities are reduced when you have intoxicants in your body. The law specifies the degree to which you can be impaired and still lawfully operate a moving vehicle, but that limit fluctuates depending on municipality. While you may not know the legal limits, our team of specialists at Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC does. Call us at (877) 278-6890 for a no-cost consultation.Driving a vehicle Driving while under the influence is a huge challenge in America, and regrettably not everybody included in DUI accidents is under the influence. <strong>If you or anyone you care for has been seriously injured or affected by an individual under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you need to contact us immediately to explore your legal remedies.</strong>If you are connected to an alcohol or drug related violation you are going to want competent representation. Call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC at (877) 278-6890 for your free consultation.
Absolutely. For that matter, you should never talk to a claims adjuster until after you’ve spoken to an attorney at law. Claims adjusters are employed by the insurance carrier, they do not represent you. It is their duty to save their organization's money, and they can’t accomplish that if they voluntarily provide you the maximum payment, so they're going to offer you less. Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC will get you more.
Absolutely. In fact, you shouldn’t communicate with a claims adjuster until after you have spoken to a legal professional. Claims adjusters are employed by the insurance carrier, they do not work for you. It is their duty to protect their organization's money, and they can’t accomplish that if they voluntarily provide you with the greatest settlement, so they're going to offer you less. Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC will get you more.
They may be responsible for all, a portion, or none of your healthcare expenses. Since California is a Comparative fault state, you are permitted to receive reasonable and customary medical related costs, but you are only able to receive the proportion that is not your responsibility. So, if the automobile accident is determined to be 100% the fault of a second person, you should recover one hundred percent of the damages. If, however, you are found to be to blame in any way, your reimbursement will be decreased by the proportionate amount.For example, if you were hit by a car (they were at fault) but you weren’t wearing a seatbelt (as required under California Vehicle Code Section 27363), and injuries you sustained were 30% due to your seatbelt violation, your legal claim may be reduced by 30%. Call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC to discuss your legal and medical solutions.