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Personal injury cases can go to trial for many reasons. Most personal injury claims settle well before a trial. However, sometimes the two parties cannot agree on the amount the defendant should pay or even whether the defendant is responsible for the injuries. Whether a personal injury claim settles or goes to trial, a personal injury attorney is invaluable in helping you get the best outcome.

Understanding what happens in a personal injury lawsuit in California can significantly improve your chances of recovering compensation for your losses after an accident. To sue for injuries, you must file a personal injury lawsuit in civil court against the party who caused you harm, engage in discovery, and provide medical records and expert opinions.

Not all injury accidents will warrant filing a lawsuit. Understanding the factors that may trigger taking legal action and the time limits that apply to personal injury lawsuits in California is vital to the success of your case. But, when should you sue for personal injury in California?

Sustaining injuries in an accident or incident caused by another party’s negligent or reckless actions in San Rafael, California can leave you wondering, “Why hire a personal injury lawyer?” A lawyer increases your chances of winning your case by leveraging his or her knowledge, experience, and resources to craft an effective legal strategy and help you overcome legal challenges.

It is hard to know what to do after a car accident. Making the right decisions after a crash is critical to the success of a car accident lawsuit. If you have been involved in a car accident and suffered an injury, consider taking the following steps to protect yourself and your case.  Get to […]

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over the past several years, thousands of people nationwide have died in crashes involving large commercial trucks. The size of these massive vehicles also leads to serious injuries to victims. After getting hurt in a truck accident, injury victims need to recover financially to get their lives […]

California Car Accident Caused By Someone Texting & Driving? Here’s How To Prove It

A Car accident attorney typically works in firms that see all kinds of personal injury cases. However, car accidents were responsible for 42,338 deaths and 4.8 million medically consulted injuries in 2020 alone. This makes car accidents one of the most common causes of injury and death in the US. Texting and driving is an increasingly growing problem that’s causing more accidents on the roads. In fact, there have been about 50,100 and counting. As

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Lyft Car Accident Claims
Car Accidents

Lyft Car Accident Insurance Claims

It’s easier than ever before to get a ride somewhere. In the not-too-distant past, getting a ride meant hailing a cab or calling a taxi company and hoping that they sent a driver. Today, you can get a ride with just a few taps – and you don’t even need cash on hand to pay for it. As convenient as ridesharing apps may be, they do come with some dangers. Drivers for companies like Lyft

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Geico Accident Claims
Car Accidents

GEICO Insurance Claims Process

No matter how careful you are as a driver, there is still a high risk of getting into a car accident. According to one study, 77% of drivers in the U.S. have been involved in at least one motor vehicle collision. That same report found that the chances of getting into a car accident during a 1,000-mile trip are 1 in 366. If you are involved in a car accident, you may be entitled to

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Car Accidents

State Farm Insurance Car Accident Claims in California

If you’re involved in a car accident, the at-fault driver can be held financially responsible for any losses that you have suffered. Unfortunately, the other driver’s insurance company may balk at paying you fair compensation for your losses. Take State Farm, for example, The insurance giant rakes in billions of dollars in profit each year. Yet State Farm routinely denies or attempts to underpay legitimate car accident claims. The best way to get the money

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Car Accidents

Car Accident Insurance Claims Process

As a California driver, you know that you’re legally required to carry car insurance, but if you’ve never been in an accident, you may not understand how the claims process works. How do you file a claim after a car accident? What compensation is available? When can you expect to be paid? At the Kuvara Law Firm, we’ve helped many injured clients receive the financial settlement or award they need to rebuild after a serious

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Car Accidents

Marin County Car Accident Statistics

Marin County is well-known for many things: the Muir Redwoods Forest, the Point Reyes National Seashore, its proximity to San Francisco, and its abundance of tech companies. Unfortunately, it has also become a hotspot for car accidents, particularly in the more densely-populated areas of the county. From 2013 to 2021, there were 8,827 motor vehicle accidents in Marin County that required a response from emergency medical services (EMS) for a wide range of injuries. These

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