Personal Injury Attorney
If you have been injured in an accident you may be entitled to compensation. Many people are injured in car accidents, slip and falls, and by dog attacks.
A personal injury attorney can get you the compensation you deserve.
Have you been injured in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident? Were you bitten by a dog?
A personal injury attorney can recover compensation for your injuries. If you have been injured call Sacramento Law Group at (916) 596-1018.
What You Are Entitled To
Many people who have been injured in an accident want to know what they can win. If you have been injured in an accident you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, lost earnings, and medical expenses.
Pain and suffering: If you have been injured due to someones tortious conduct you are entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering. Pain and suffering damages are compensation for the impairment, loss of physical ability, bodily harm, illness, and/or emotional distress caused by the accident.
Medical expenses: If you have been injured in an accident you are entitled to compensation for your past and future medical expenses. The amount of compensation for your medical expenses can include any reasonably necessary expense incurred in treating your injury or illness suffered as a result of the accident. For example, bills for services rendered by healthcare providers, drugs, and medical devices are recoverable medical expenses. If your medical expenses are reasonably certain to be incurred in the future you can get compensation for those future expenses as well.
Lost earnings: If you have been injured in an accident you are entitled to compensation for the loss or reduction of your earning capacity. If you previously worked full-time but can only work part-time as a result of the accident you can recover damages for the decrease in your ability to earn a living. You can also recover compensation for the loss or reduction of your future earning capacity.
California dog owners are strictly liable when their dog bites another person. If you have been injured by a dog bite, contact our dog bite attorney. A Sacramento dog bite attorney can help you recover compensation for your medical bills, lost or reduced earning capacity, and pain and suffering.
The California “dog bite statute” makes dog owners 100% responsible when their dog bites another person who is lawfully on private or public property. It doesn’t matter if the dog has never attacked another person or if the dog owner was unaware of the viciousness of their dog. If you can identify the dog that bit you and its owner you have a strong position for holding the dog owner liable for your injuries. However, your right to file a lawsuit against the dog owner to recover compensation is not unlimited. You generally have 2 years from the date of the dog bite to file a lawsuit. If you miss that deadline the statute of limitations will prevent you from filing the lawsuit. Therefore, if is important to contact a dog bite attorney in Sacramento as soon as possible. The attorney will need to negotiate with the defendant’s insurance company for some time before the 2 year period expires.
Sacramento has hundreds of car accidents every month. If you have been the victim of a car accident due to another’s negligence, contact our Sacramento car accident lawyer. A personal injury lawyer can help you recover compensation for your car accident injuries.
To recover compensation in a car accident the other driver must have been negligent in the operation of their motor vehicle. To be negligent the driver must have failed to exercise ordinary care which resulted in your injury. A driver can fail to exercise ordinary care in a number of ways. Chief among them include driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, violating a rule of the road such as stopping at stop signs, speeding, not maintaining their vehicle, or rear ending the car in-front of them. Once negligence is determined you can recover compensation for pain and suffering, lost earnings, medical expenses, property damage, and emotional distress.