Automobile Accident Lawyer in East Los Angeles

Mendez & Sanchez - Automobile Accident Lawyer in East Los Angeles, California

Have You Been in an Auto Accident?

Victims of motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents and truck accidents are the most prevalent kind of personal injury claim. These claims are usually based on the theory of negligence. In the majority of California automobile accidents, the victim, the plaintiff, needs to establish the negligence of the defendant in order to pursue damages. Furthermore, the plaintiff has to prove that the defendant's carelessness was the actual and direct reason for both the accident as well as the plaintiff's injuries. Contact one of our East Los Angeles car accident lawyers to help direct you through this procedure.

You May Be Entitled to Compensation

Infractions of statutory law are often cited to establish the negligent driver in auto accidents. If, for example, a driver failed to stop at a stop sign causing an accident, that statutory infraction could be enough to determine fault in that accident. Determining fault in an auto accident can be more complicated in some cases, however. If you are an auto accident victim, it is vital to contact our experienced personal injury lawyers. Our attorneys can help you establish who is at fault for the accident and pursue damages where appropriate. East Los Angeles automobile accident lawyers at Mendez & Sanchez deal with these issues on a regular basis, so if you've been hurt, please give them a call.

Accident Victim FAQs

How does the amount of medical expenses arising from my automobile accident injuries impact the value of my claim?

The value of an accident victim's lawsuit is determined by a variety of variables, including the complete cost of your medical expenses. Some injuries require ongoing medical treatment, which will be factored into your overall damages.

How does the court gauge damages in a motor vehicle accident for a traumatic brain injury?

Severity of bodily injury is a vital factor of overall damages, both due to resulting medical bills along with loss of income and quality of life. All of these influence the award amount when obtaining compensation.

How does the court identify who the negligent driver was?

Where hazardous road conditions trigger an automobile accident, can the municipality be held accountable?

If unsafe driving conditions are the cause of an auto accident due to neglect by the party responsible to keep the roads safe, your lawyer will gather all available proof in order to seek reimbursement for damages. This includes both property and personal injury damages caused by negligence. Even if you are partially responsible, you might seek reimbursement for the portion of damages caused by the other party, including a municipality.

What steps should I take at the scene of my auto accident?

Can an accident victim anticipate a reasonable settlement from the insurer if negotiated without an attorney?

An insurer's objective is to find a reason to reject your claim, or resolve a case dispute for the least amount of money possible. Before receiving compensation from an insurer, a knowledgeable attorney with your wellbeing in mind will help you identify suitable reimbursement for damages. Pictures of the scene taken promptly after the accident has occurred are a crucial component of evidence documenting the damages and how they might have been sustained.

If I get into an auto accident, how do I know if there is a cause of action against the other party?

Property damages or bodily injury that may be a result of the actions of another party provide a possible cause for action for auto accident victims. Your lawyer will require as much evidence as possible to establish accountability for the damages you have sustained. Taking photos of the scene and seeing a doctor as soon as possible will help begin your recovery process, as well as identify the cause of action and develop the proof required for reimbursement.

What are the damages you can recuperate in an automobile accident, traumatic brain injury case?

Past and future medical costs, past and future wage loss, pain and suffering, and loss of a normal life are some of the damages for which a victim may pursue compensation. The state of health and financial position of the victim before the accident affects the amount of compensation.

What damages can a family collect when the automobile accident victim is a loved one?

There are two causes of actions that can be sought on behalf of a deceased loved one: wrongful death and survival. The family can recuperate money under the wrongful death act for the loss of love, affection, and support. This includes loss of income and other forms of financial security and support.

Your loved one's estate can pursue a survival cause of action, and recuperate damages the victim sustained between the time of injury and the time of their death.

Why do I need to speak to a lawyer immediately after suffering an injury?

Establishing fault in an accident can be complicated, especially if fault lies with more than one party. A skilled attorney will help you chronicle all evidence of damages, including pictures of the accident and future medical bills, and evaluate loss of income and changes to quality of life. Discussing the claims with insurance companies is best done with the experienced assistance of lawyers that have been beside you from the beginning.

Source of Car Accidents

The cause of the accident usually indicates who is at fault. There are numerous potential causes for car accidents, the most frequent types of which include:

The lawyers at Mendez & Sanchez are highly experienced in negotiating and litigating personal injury cases. With the help of our lawyers, you are more likely to get a fair settlement.


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"Michael was an outstanding attorney. He always made sure to keep me in the loop with my case and worked nonstop to help get the outcome I deserved. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs only the best lawyer and I will definitely return to him again in the future!"

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