Most LA car accident lawyers charge on a contingency basis. They only get paid if you win, usually taking about 33% to 40% of the settlement.
If your crash caused serious injuries or major property damage, hiring an attorney can help ensure you get fair compensation from insurance companies.
In California, victims have the right to sue after a car crash. But remember there's a two-year statute of limitations starting from the date of the incident.
Safety first: move out of traffic if possible. Call police and medical aid as needed. Document everything including photos and witness contact info before reaching out to your insurer and potentially legal counsel.
Most mild to moderate whiplash cases in California will be valued between $5,000 and $25,000. Even slightly more serious cases involving treatment (typically physical therapy, surgery, etc.) over several months, may have compensation upwards of $30,000 – $100,000.
Online- Obtain an Accident Report through the city's website.
Mail order -Obtain Accident Reports via United States Mail.
Another way to obtain your accident report is through a written request.