Oakland Personal Injury Attorney

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been injured in an accident there is a good chance that you are dealing with pain and facing substantial medical expenses. Most people do not know what to do following an injury or the steps to take to protect their rights. This may lead injury victims to make decisions based on incorrect or insufficient information that could potentially hurt their chances of recovery. While it is vital to seek correct information regarding your claim, your best course of action is to get assistance from the experts. JML Law’s personal injury attorneys are here to help. Give us a call today at 818-610-8800 to schedule a free consultation.

What to do After a Personal Injury Accident

Following a personal injury accident, you want to make sure you have all the proper documentation and evidence to help support your case. You can do the following:

  1. Take photos of your injuries
  2. Visit a doctor if you have not already done so already
  3. If you have visited a doctor, it is important for you to follow their treatment plan and attend all follow-up appointments
  4. Make notes of what you experience while it is still fresh in your mind
  5. Compose a list of witnesses and their contact information
  6. Follow any additional instructions from your attorney

While the majority of personal injury cases do not go to trial it is always good to resolve the matter via a settlement. Cases are more likely to go to trial when facts are in dispute or there is a legal issue.

The more careful you are at building your case your chances of coming to an agreement with the other party increases. In the event your case is in the minority of claims that go to trial, Oakland personal injury attorneys will help prepare you for what is to be expected next.

How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth

There is really no way to exactly pinpoint the value of your claim. You can however approximate what it is worth. The value of your claim will be based on economic damages- costs for medical treatment, lost wages, costs to help you around your home if applicable, and even physical therapy. Once you total these losses as they apply to you and your case, then add in the pain and suffering you will have a general idea of the total value of your personal injury case.

In the event, you played a role in causing your own injury you may still be eligible to receive compensation just as long you are not more to blame than the defendant. You can recover a share of what you would have recovered otherwise.

Under California law, this system is referred to as comparative negligence.

Call an Oakland Personal Injury Attorney Today

At JML Law, our job is to build a case for each accident victim with the objective in mind to recover what they deserve. Our Oakland personal injury attorneys take the time to address all your questions and concerns. If you are ready to take back what is yours, call JML Law today at 818-610-8800.

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Contact Our Lawyers.

Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a personal injury,

give us a call at 818-610-8800 or send us an email to schedule a free initial consultation. There is no risk to meet with us. We get paid only if we win your claim.
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