Car Auto Accidents FAQS

WHAT IS NEGLIGENCE?

By |2021-05-17T13:30:33+00:00May 29th, 2020|

Negligence involves an individual or entity who fails to exercise a reasonable standard of care to prevent harm to others. In order to pursue a personal injury claim, the victim must have been injured from the negligence of another individual or entity. Negligence can result from several types of accidents, such as auto accidents, slip [...]

WHAT DAMAGES AM I ENTITLED TO RECOVER?

By |2021-05-17T13:30:04+00:00May 29th, 2020|

There are several types of damages that one may recover, such as pain and suffering, past and future medical bills, lost wages, loss of future income, emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life, property damage, and much more, depending on the severity of one’s case. Your car injury attorney can go over your case with you [...]

IF I DON’T WANT TO GO TO COURT, CAN YOU STILL HELP ME?

By |2021-05-17T13:29:35+00:00May 29th, 2020|

Yes, many of our clients want to avoid court. While our team has successfully tried many cases in court, most of our cases are settled well before trial. We work very hard to negotiate a fair settlement for our clients before having to file a lawsuit and we never agree to go to court unless [...]

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO HIRE YOUR FIRM?

By |2021-05-17T13:28:40+00:00May 29th, 2020|

At Grey Law, all personal injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you will not be charged anything unless we recover compensation for you. If our car wreck settlement lawyers do not win your case, you pay nothing.

WHEN SHOULD I CONTACT AN ATTORNEY?

By |2021-05-17T13:28:11+00:00September 28th, 2019|

It is in your best interest to contact an attorney as soon as possible. This is because your lawyer will be able to begin the timely process of preserving any evidence, obtaining police reports, and contacting any witnesses to the accident, which will all help benefit your case. At the very least, you should consult [...]

CAN I BE FOUND LIABLE IF MY CAR IS REAR-ENDED IN AN AUTO ACCIDENT?

By |2021-05-17T13:27:40+00:00September 28th, 2019|

If you are hit from behind or “rear-ended” by someone, the accident is virtually always that driver’s fault, regardless of the reason you stopped. A basic rule of the road requires that a driver be able to stop safely if a vehicle stops ahead of the driver. If the driver cannot stop, he is not [...]

SHOULD I CALL THE POLICE?

By |2021-05-17T13:27:09+00:00September 28th, 2019|

Yes, contact the police immediately if you or someone else was injured or killed in an accident. Police will immediately investigate the scene of the accident, take statements of witnesses, and will examine the other driver to check for drug or alcohol use. They will create an official accident report, which your Los Angeles personal [...]

WHEN SHOULD I SEEK MEDICAL TREATMENT AFTER AN ACCIDENT?

By |2021-05-17T13:26:35+00:00September 28th, 2019|

It is important to seek medical treatment immediately after an accident, even if you feel you are not seriously injured. Often times, symptoms do not become apparent for several hours or days after an accident. Waiting to get treatment is not only bad for your physical well-being, but will hurt your chances of getting a [...]