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Fault and the Nature of Your Injuries Is Considered When Using Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorneys


May 28, 2013

You have to consider the nature of your injuries and your amount of fault in an accident prior to speaking to Los Angeles personal injury attorneys. It is still possible to seek partial damages from the other party when they were mostly at fault. For example, you may have contributed towards the accident a small percentage. Upon reaching a settlement in your case this percentage amount is subtracted from the total amount you would otherwise be award if the other party was completely at fault.

Filing a Case with Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorneys Requires Two Basic ItemsThe two basic items you need to have available in order to file a case using Los Angeles personal injury attorneys are showing you experienced personal injury and being able to identify the person or party responsible for those injuries. For instance, if you are working on the roof of your own home and fall off and get hurt, there is no other party to blame. While your insurance company most likely will cover related medical expenses provided by your plan, you cannot seek further amounts. On the other hand, if you were working on your neighbor’s roof and fell due to their negligence, like if they were to accidently knock the ladder over and you were still on it, then you might have a case where you can seek further compensation.

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