Seeking Compensation Through Insurance Company Claim
Depending on where and how your injuries occurred, you may be contacted by an insurance company for the at fault party. When dealing with these companies, it is important to realize that they are in business to make money, and commonly employ several tactics when dealing with victims:
- Disputing the amount of damages you have suffered;
- Using statements you make to blame you for the accident and denying your claim;
- Making quick settlement offers for far less than what your claim is worth knowing that once you accept, you have no further rights to compensation.
When you are injured and have been contacted by an insurance company, it is vitally important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney before making any statements or signing any documents. We can protect your interests and negotiate with the insurer on your behalf, so that you get the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to.
When to File A Personal Injury Lawsuit
In certain situations, there may not be an insurance policy in place to cover your injuries, or an agreeable settlement amount cannot be reached, despite negotiations. In these cases, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit. Under California court rules, those who are injured due to the reckless or negligent actions of another have up to two years to seek compensation through a court of law. Damages available through a personal injury claim often go far above what you could get in an insurance company settlement, and include the following types of compensation:
- Current and future medical expenses;
- Lost wages and future losses in income and benefits;
- Pain, suffering, and mental anguish;
- Loss of enjoyment in life, which compensates you for lasting disabilities;
- Loss of companionship, which compensates your spouse when your injuries prevent you from participating in activities as a couple;
- Death benefits, which compensates surviving family members if an injury proves fatal.
You may also be entitled to punitive damages, which are awarded in cases where the at fault party’s behavior was particularly reckless or negligent.
Contact Our Long Beach Personal Injury Lawyers Today
When you have suffered injuries in an accident or as the result of the reckless actions of another, contact the law offices of Fisher & Talwar right away. Our Long Beach personal injury lawyers provide the aggressive legal representation you need to ensure your rights and interests are protected. Whether it is negotiating with an insurance company or filing a personal injury lawsuit on your behalf, we act as a strong legal advocate to assist you in getting the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to by law. Call or contact our office online today to see how we can help.
From CA-110 southbound take exit towards 6th St/Wilshire Blvd. Continue on 6th St, turn right on S Grand Ave., arrive at 801 S Grand.From CA 110 northbound take the 6th St/9th St exit toward Downtown/ Convention Center/ Figueroa St. Merge onto W 9th St and follow until turning left on S Olive St. Turn left on W 8th St, then left again on S Grand Ave.
Our offices are located 9 minutes from Dodger Stadium, 3 minutes from Staples Center, 3 minutes from LA Live, 5 minutes from Los Angeles City Hall, 3 minutes from Walt Disney Concert Hall, 7 minutes from Union Station, 25 minutes from San Fernando Valley and 20 minutes from San Gabriel Valley.
From Union Station take either Metro Red or Purple line. Go past Civic Center and Pershing Square; get off at 7th Street/Metro Center. Head south on Flower St, or Hope St (depending on which side you come out). Turn left on 8th St.
We offer free parking to our clients. Park in the structure at 801 South Grand Avenue and ask us to validate your parking.
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- Long Beach
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- San Bernardino
- Moreno Valley
- Huntington Beach
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