With Angelenos Back On the Road, Accidents Increase

Over the last few months, during the State’s stay at home order, we saw a sharp decrease in the number of auto accidents. But with more Los Angelenos back on the road, the number of car accidents is on the rise. If you or a loved one are injured in a car accident that was…
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With Angelenos Back On the Road, Accidents Increase

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Over the last few months, during the State's stay at home order, we saw a sharp decrease in the number of auto accidents. But with more Los Angelenos back on the road, the number of car accidents is on the rise. If you or a loved one are injured in a car accident that was not your fault, do you know your legal rights?

Following a Car Accident

If you've just been involved in a Los Angeles car accident caused by a negligent driver, you may be facing pain from serious injuries, stress, fear, and trauma. You probably have many questions, most of which you can't find answers to on the internet. You know you need to file an injury claim to receive financial compensation for your damages, but you might not know where to start. To help, here are the basics of California’s car accident laws.

California Car Accident Laws

If you are injured because of someone else's carelessness or negligent behavior, you can hold that person (or business) responsible for your damages. You will want to file a personal injury case against them in order to be monetarily compensated for your injuries, lost wages, pain, suffering, and other losses.

You will need to prove fault in order to win your claim. The more evidence you have that proves fault, the stronger your claim will be. Click here to learn more about what you need to do immediately following a car accident to best preserve your case.

Minimum Insurance Coverage in California

California law requires that all drivers carry insurance. Indeed, there is a minimum amount of coverage that a driver must carry, including:

  • $15,000 minimum coverage for injury or death to one person
  • $30,000 minimum coverage for injury or death to more than one person
  • $5,000 minimum coverage for property damage

Statute of Limitations

In California, there is a time limit for filing a lawsuit called the statute of limitations. Generally speaking, the time limit for filing an auto injury case is two years from the date of the accident. If you miss this window, then you may miss out on the opportunity to recover financial compensation for your injuries. To ensure that you file your accident claim in time, speak to an experienced accident attorney.

Next Steps

To recover maximum compensation for your accident-related injuries and damages, reach out to our winning legal team. The accident lawyers at Ghozland Law Firm are available for a free, no obligation consultation.

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