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Helpful Information After a Serious Car Accident

A car crash is never anything that you plan for. If you or a loved one has been in a car accident resulting in serious injury or death, you will want to contact an experienced car accident attorney to help you navigate through your insurance claims and represent you in court, if it goes to trial.

Here is some information to help get you through this uncertain time.

What is the statute of limitation to file a personal injury claim?

You have two years from the date of the car accident to file a personal injury claim.

The other driver in the car crash did not have auto insurance. Now what?

If you are insured in the state of California, you most likely carry uninsured motorist coverage in addition to your regular policy coverage. Your uninsured motorist coverage will compensate you for damages incurred from the accident.

I have medical bills due to an injury sustained in the car accident. How do I pay my medical bills?

You may have to use your private healthcare medical insurance and/or pay your medical bills first for coverage until a settlement is reached. California is a fault auto accident state which means that the at-fault driver is responsible for paying for the damages from the accident. If a settlement is made, your health insurance may request reimbursement out of your final settlement. Your car accident attorney will help you with this.

Do you know how much my car accident claim is worth?

No two auto accidents are the same and, therefore, many factors are taken into consideration when determining the value of a claim. As your lawyer works through the case, they will have a better idea of how much your settlement will be.

What can I expect when your law firm takes on my car accident case?

We will formulate a plan and take into consideration the following:

  • The extent of injuries resulting from the accident
  • If the parties liable are individual drivers or part of a corporation (i.e., if the person involved in the accident was driving on the job)
  • All insurance companies involved
  • If there are multiple liable parties

How much does Bostwick & Peterson charge to represent me in a car accident case?

We will work on your case on a conditional fee agreement; if we don’t win, you don’t pay.

Learn more about car accident cases that we handle and why choose Bostwick & Peterson to represent you in a serious car accident claim.

Call us to schedule a free consultation of your motor vehicle accident case. We will help you understand your legal rights and whether you may be entitled to financial compensation. Let us do the hard work for you so you can focus on your recovery. Contact us at (888) 831-8448 or submit an online request.