As we coast through the spring season and head toward summer, the number of cyclists on San Diego roadways will undoubtedly increase. Especially as kids are out of school and heading to the beach or downtown, and tourists pedal their way to and from local attractions.
When you are involved in a personal injury case, your lawyer needs access to more of your personal information than you might think. Other than the details about your primary injury, here are a few other discussions you may need to have with your attorney (even if they don’t bring it up first).
When a dog bite occurs in the state of California, both the victim and the dog’s owner may need to seek the counsel of a personal injury lawyer. Because California has separate dog bite laws from other states, it can be difficult for the parties involved to determine who is at fault. The lawyer, however, has an intimate understanding of dog bite laws in California, and can assess what type of legal action is appropriate given the circumstances.
If you have a slip and fall accident on commercial property, then you should understand what to do to receive compensation for damages – including physical, financial, and emotional ones – under personal injury law.
The State of California determines its own statute of limitations for personal injury cases, which means that in California a lawsuit must be filed before the statute expires.