If you or a loved one was in a car accident, consider working with a Carlsbad car accident lawyer from our firm today. If your car accident was caused by another driver’s negligence, you may be able to recover both economic and non-economic losses you experienced due to the injuries from the car accident.
A lawyer from our firm can investigate your case, estimate your losses, and fight for your compensation. Jacoby & Meyers Law Offices will handle the legal representation so you can get better.
Determining Your Case’s Value
Each accident has its own unique factors. If the accident was severe, the aftermath is even more stressful, traumatic, and expensive.
As a victim, you may be entitled to recover compensation for items such as:
- Pain and suffering and mental anguish
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses
The value of general damages in most personal injury cases is determined by proving liability and calculating all expenses. It can be difficult for you to determine damages yourself, as you may be unfamiliar with filing a large claim. Your lawyer can help you estimate a fair settlement.
Potential Compensation Available After a Car Accident
Those who survive a serious accident are fortunate. However, surviving a car crash can be a long, winding road to recovery. Some individuals become permanently disabled.
This not only affects you, but your whole family will also feel the impact. Plus, you may never reach your career goals.
On the other hand, if your loved one has passed away from a car accident, you may be entitled to recovering damages on your deceased loved one’s behalf, which will ease your financial burden. These damages go towards hospital bills, funeral expenses, and burial. There may be other damages, as well.
Why Work With a Lawyer from Our Firm?
Your Carlsbad car accident lawyer can handle your case from beginning to end while you rest and recover from your injuries. At Jacoby & Meyers Law Offices, we have over 40 years of experience representing plaintiffs against large corporations and insurance companies. We can independently investigate your case to help prove the liability of the other driver or a third party.
From there, we can calculate your losses and prevent you from accepting a settlement that does not fairly compensate you. We can also ensure that your future losses are also taken into account when seeking compensation.
There is a wide range of possible damages. Jacoby & Meyers Law Offices pursue a fair amount so you can rest easy and not have to stress over medical bills and work. Having the financial backing allows you to get back on your feet and recover.
Take a look at some of our recent wins.
- $5,200,000 – Automobile Accident Brooklyn woman is awarded $5.2 million.
- $500,000 – Automobile Accident 41-year-old Bergen County man settles for $500,000 after his car is struck by a UPS truck.
- $400,000 – Automobile Accident Essex County man gets struck by an automobile while riding his bicycle and settles for $400,000.
- $250,000 – Automobile Accident Woman is rear-ended on her way home from work; the case settles for $250,000.
Proving the Negligence of the Other Driver
Californian roadways are subject to some of the most diverse terrains and climates in the United States. Unfortunately, poor road conditions can cause accidents. Some accidents happen in part due to:
- Road conditions: Changing speed limits and roadwork
- Weather: Heavy fog, rain, or snow
- Landscape: A network of throughways and mountainous terrain
However, if your car accident occurred due to a negligent driver, a lawyer from our firm can help you establish their liability in the accident and pursue compensation. Some ways a driver can be negligent and cause a car accident are by:
- Failing to obey traffic signs and signals
- Driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs
- Making an improper turning with using signals
- Failing to yield to the right-of-way
When someone is responsible for your accident, you have a right to pursue an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit to seek compensation for your losses. Recovering fair compensation is not always easy, though. Your attorney can help by speaking to insurance companies on your behalf.
The Statute of Limitations in Your Case
Do not delay because you do not have an unlimited amount of time to file a personal injury lawsuit. If negotiations with insurers do not result in fair compensation, you will want to give your case a chance to go to trial.
According to the California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) §335.1, you only have two years from the date of the accident to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. Any lawsuit filed after that time frame may not be considered by the court, and you could lose your right to seek fair compensation.
Call the Attorneys at Jacoby & Meyers Law Offices Today
Your Carlsbad car accident lawyers at Jacoby & Meyers Law Offices can handle all the details of an insurance claim or lawsuit for you. Working with one of our lawyers can free up your time to work closely with your doctor and get well. To begin your free consultation, call us today at (888) 522-6291.