Personal Injury Attorney in Montebello, CA

Mendez and Sanchez - Personal Injury Attorney in Montebello, California

If you've been injured because of someone else's negligence, you have the right to ask for financial compensation for the losses you've suffered. However, pursuing a personal injury lawsuit is no easy task. Offenders and their insurance providers are backed by armies of lawyers prepared to protect their clients. Who's looking out for you?

At Mendez & Sanchez, we defend personal injury victims. Where possible, we settle cases out of court so our clients can return to their lives. If needed, however, we assemble a litigation strategy and take the case to court. In either case, we defend our clients from start to finish so they can focus on getting better.

What is Personal Injury?

The essence of a personal injury case is negligence. When another individual, business, or even a governmental agency acts irresponsibly, others can get injured. The injury is usually physical, but it can also be psychological or emotional too.

"Negligence" is a legal term that suggests failure to exercise a proper level of care under the circumstances. Another way of putting it is failing to act as a reasonably sensible person would. Negligence can be displayed through a person's actions (like speeding or driving intoxicated) or through an exclusion (such as failing to eliminate a known hazard from one's business property).

To win a personal injury case, the victim must show that the offender was negligent. There are four specific elements that are required under California legislation:

Potential Damages in a Personal Injury Claim

The goal of a personal injury claim is to make the plaintiff whole via financial compensation. This compensation is known as damages, and some examples are:

Are There Time Limits to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Your right to take legal action against a negligent party will not last forever. In California, personal injury claims are subject to what's called a statute of limitations. This establishes a deadline for plaintiffs to file their claims before they lose the right to do so. For a personal injury, the statute of limitations is two years. In most cases, the clock starts to run when the injury occurs.

However, it's ideal not to procrastinate taking action on your case. Witnesses' memories can fade with time, proof will be more difficult to obtain, and you could forget critical information if you wait too long. If you or a loved one have been injured, reach out to a committed Montebello personal injury lawyer.

How Can the Personal Injury Attorneys of Mendez & Sanchez Help Me?

Suing a defendant almost always means suing an insurance company, like a motor vehicle insurer. Regardless, you can count on the offender's lawyers pushing back on your claims or making settlement offers that come nowhere near to covering your losses. You want a lawyer who not only knows California personal injury legislation, but understands how to determine a fair value for your claim.

At Mendez & Sanchez, we've assisted numerous personal injury clients get the compensation they need to recuperate. We won't accept unreasonable offers and will stand by you from start to finish. Give us a call or fill out the contact form today to get started on your case.

OUR MONTEBELLO PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS ARE AVAILABLE 24-HOUR A DAY TO TAKE YOUR CALL. FOR A FREE CONSULTATION, CALL US OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE.

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Testimonials

"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!"

Rachel G.

"Super professional, friendly staff. The team was so knowledgeable and helpful throughout the entire legal process of my car accident. I highly recommend using them!"

Michelle Nguyen

"Very professional and diligent. Got my case resolved in a timely manner and communicated with my throughout the process of my case."

Brian Altnis

"Wow! Michael Sanchez got me more money than I thought I would ever get. He's confident and a shark yet kind with his clients. I highly recommend."

Giovanni P

"My fiancé had a successful case with this firm. Under the circumstances, Mendez & Sanchez, attorneys and staff made this a pleasant experience. Staff was respectful, genuine, and all around a great fit for the case and my fiancé. This firm comes highly recommended!"

Danielle Simmons

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While other firms just handle your bodily injury claim, we offer a complimentary full-service package where we will also handle your property damage for no fee!

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