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Can I Claim Personal Injury if the Accident Is My Fault?

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After a crash, you may wonder, “Can I claim personal injury if the accident is my fault?” You may be able to recover compensation even if you were partially at fault for an accident. However, you should understand how fault works in California personal injury cases to determine what your options are when it comes to compensation.

Who Pays Personal Injury Claims?

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In a personal injury claim in California, the at-fault party, the at-fault party’s insurer, or a liable company will pay settlements. The party that pays the settlement will depend on the nature of the case and the degree of fault.

Why Do Personal Injury Cases Go to Trial?

Injured employee visiting lawyer for advice. Why Do Personal Injury Cases Go to Trial?

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.

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