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San Diego Lawyers Answer Frequently Asked Questions About Accidents and Injuries

You will find a variety of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) our San Diego attorneys are asked by people seeking representation. These questions may be similar to your questions and concerns. If you do not find your question here, or in our free reports in our library, you should contact our office at (619) 233-5020 or (888) 233-5020 for answers to your specific case. Consultations with our office are always free.

Auto Accident Questions

  • What should I do after an auto accident?
  • I was involved in a car accident more than 2 years ago. Can I still make a claim or file a lawsuit?
  • I was just involved in an accident and have sustained injuries as a result. I want to see a doctor, but I’m worried about medical expenses. Does the insurance company cover the bill? If they do, when does it get paid?
  • I was in a car accident and the person who hit me doesn’t have insurance but the car was owned by her friend’s mom who has insurance. Can I still pursue my personal injury claim?
  • If I am partially at fault for causing an auto accident, do I still have a chance of receiving compensation for my injuries?

Bicycle Accident Questions

  • If I am injured while riding my bicycle, what parties can I recover damages from?
  • Can I still bring a lawsuit against the driver if I was hurt while not properly riding my bicycle? (Not wearing a helmet, no reflectors, on wrong side of street, etc.)
  • I was seriously injured by a sidewalk defect (pothole). Do I have a case?
  • How soon do I need to bring a case after a bicycle accident?

Child Injury Questions

  • What should I do if my child is injured?
  • Do child injury cases cost differently than adult injury cases?
  • What damages are recoverable in a child injury case?
  • Will I have to go through a lawsuit to help my child recuperate?
  • How long do I have after a child injury to file a claim?

Dog Bite Questions

  • How much time do I have to file a dog bite claim?
  • What damages can I recover through my dog bite claim?
  • I was attacked by a dog. Fortunately, none of its bites broke the sin. Can I still file a dog bite claim?
  • If I have suffered a dog bite at work or on someone else’s property, what can I do to recover damages?
  • Can I sue my landlord or the City of San Diego for my injuries?

General Personal Injury Accident Questions

  • How long do I have before I must file a lawsuit for my accident injury? What is the statute of limitations in California?
  • How are my medical bills going to be paid after I was injured in an accident?
  • Is there a time limit for how long I can receive medical treatment or how long I can wait to first see a doctor?
  • How do I get my lost wages paid after an accident? And what kind of lost wages am I entitled to have compensated?
  • Should I give a recorded statement to the insurance company? The adjustor for the other driver’s insurance company wants to record my version of the accident.

Motorcycle Accident Questions

  • Do I need legal representation even if I have motorcycle insurance?
  • What should I do after a motorcycle accident to preserve my injury claim?
  • What types of compensation can I expect to receive?
  • What if I was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident?
  • What if the motorist who hit me was uninsured/underinsured?
  • How long do I have to file my motorcycle accident lawsuit?
  • Why is the Jurewitz Law Group right for me?

Pedestrian Accident Questions

  • What damages are recoverable after a pedestrian accident?
  • Who is liable if dangerous road conditions contributed to my accident?
  • What if I was injured while using an unmarked crosswalk?
  • If my family member was killed in a pedestrian accident, what are my legal options?
  • What if my insurance company refuses to cover my claim?
  • When should I contact a San Diego personal injury lawyer?

Premises Liability Claim Questions

  • Can I sue my employer for my injury and collect damages for pain and suffering?
  • Do I have a personal injury claim if I sustain a slip and fall accident injury at a private residence?
  • Can we file a claim against a supermarket for injuries sustained from a slip and fall accident?
  • If my injury from a slip and fall accident does not show up right away, how long do I have to file a claim?

Slip and Fall Accident Questions

  • What can threaten my slip and fall claim?
  • When is it time to call an attorney to handle my injury case stemming from my falling on a wet floor?
  • I did not realize the impact of the injury I sustained in the accident until recently and now I want to sue. Can I still file a personal injury claim?
  • What should I do about a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property?

Truck Accident Questions

  • Can I sue the involved trucking company for my injuries?
  • How is fault proved in a truck accident?
  • How much is my truck accident case worth?
  • I may have been partially at fault for the tractor trailer crash. Can I still recover in a lawsuit?
  • How long do I have after a truck accident to file a lawsuit in California?
  • What should I look for in a truck accident attorney?

Wrongful Death Questions

  • Who can bring a wrongful death claim?
  • How soon must I file a wrongful death in California?
  • How much will my wrongful death settlement be?
  • Must a settlement be shared with all relatives?
  • What is the difference between murder and wrongful death?

Questions About Insurance and Adjustors

  • The insurance adjustor has been friendly and nice so far. Can I trust the insurance company to treat me fairly and consider my best interests?
  • The insurance company wants to conduct and record an interview with me in regards to my injury case. What should I do?

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