Last updated 7 months ago
If you’ve experienced the death of a loved one or family member, you know that it’s important to spend time grieving and working through recovery. While deaths are often natural occurrences, sometimes a person’s death is caused by the negligence of another person. If this is or may be the case, you should hire a wrongful death attorney to assess your case right away so that you don’t have to pursue compensation alone while grieving.
What Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? If a loved one or family member died because of another party or due to another party’s negligence, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit asking for money to pay for a variety of expenses. If this is the case, you can file a case in a court of law asking to be compensated for these expenses.
What Does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Cover? A wrongful death lawsuit may cover punitive damages, property damages, medical expenses prior to death, loss of future income, loss of services provided, and your pain and suffering.
What Do You Need to Prove Wrongful Death? In order to win a wrongful death case, you must prove that another party caused the death with their negligent actions; that it is directly affecting you, your loved ones, or family; and that as a consequence there were monetary damages including medical bills, loss of income, or pain and suffering.
What Are the Steps to File for Wrongful Death? Filing a successful wrongful death suit requires an experienced and knowledgeable attorney. There are several steps, including collecting evidence and filing paperwork, that must be taken precisely and correctly. In addition, you must file your claim quickly to meet the California Statute of Limitations.
If you’ve lost a family member or loved one due to the negligence of another, seek legal advice from a injury lawyer right away. At Steinberg & Spencer, we have been representing California residents in wrongful death cases for nearly 30 years. Call (310) 450-5960 to schedule a free consultation today.
Last updated 7 months ago
Thousands of car accidents each year are caused by drivers who are not paying attention, are distracted, or make poor driving decisions. If you or a loved one was involved in an accident caused by a negligent driver, you are entitled to compensation for your losses and expenses. You should speak with a car accident attorney right away. Accidents caused by driver negligence can cause major property damage, injury, and even death.
Merging into Another Car Without Checking Mirrors and Blind Spots: Drivers often miss other vehicles in their blind spots by using mirrors carelessly or checking too quickly over their shoulders. Drivers are at fault for this negligent cause of accidents, and you may be able to seek damages by working with a knowledgeable car accident attorney.
Turning in Front of a Bicycle or Motorcycle: Car and truck drivers often fail to see bicycles and motorcycles on the road. Drivers also often miscalculate how fast bikers or motorcyclists are traveling and turn in front of them. These serious examples of driver negligence are unfortunately common. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed on a bicycle or motorcycle, you should seek legal advice from a serious injury attorney right away.
Rear Ending a Truck by Following Too Closely: Trucks often drive in the right lane because they move slower than other vehicles. When drivers get stuck behind these vehicles, they often follow closely and aggressively until they can move around the vehicle. Similarly, trucks often follow other slow moving vehicles tightly in the right lane. Any accidents caused by closely following other vehicles are the result of driver negligence. If you’ve been involved in a read-end accident, talk to a truck accident attorney.
If you’ve been the victim of driver negligence, talk to a car accident attorney about how a lawsuit may benefit you and help with your losses and expenses. Since the early 1980s, the serious injury attorneys at Steinberg & Spencer have been aggressively fighting for fair compensation for our clients. To schedule a free consultation today, call (310) 450-5960.
Last updated 8 months ago
By law, all California drivers are required to have insurance coverage. But in many cases, drivers fail to comply to this law or don’t have enough coverage to pay full expenses in serious injury accidents.
In this video, car accident attorney Peter Steinberg discusses your options if you’ve been in an accident caused by an uninsured or underinsured driver. He addresses what those terms mean and how you should work with your car accident attorney to settle your case.
If you’ve been in a car or truck accident and the responsible party isn’t fully insured, it’s important to have a knowledgeable attorney by your side to guide you through the correct proceedings. The serious injury lawyers at Steinberg & Spencer have nearly 30 years of experience with cases like yours and are here to help. Get started today by calling (310) 450-5960.
Last updated 8 months ago
Dog bites commonly lead to major health problems, scarring, and other medical and emotional issues. If you have been the victim of a dog bite incident, it’s important to talk to a dog bite attorney about your options right away.
What Lawsuit Can I File After a Dog Bite?
In California, an owner is directly liable for any injury their dog causes, even if there were no previous incidents involving the dog and the owner didn’t know it was capable of attacking. This means if you’ve been bitten or otherwise injured, you can work with a serious injury lawyer to sue the dog’s owner.
What if the Bite Didn’t Cause Major Medical Problems?
Any serious injury lawyer experienced with dog bite cases can attest to the fact that bites frequently lead to long-term medical problems, which sometimes don’t manifest until years after the accident. Even if your initial injuries appear superficial, you should talk to a serious injury lawyer about your case.
What Compensation Am I Entitled to?
Your serious injury attorney will guide you through the complicated legal process of filing a dog bite lawsuit and help you understand what compensation you may be eligible for. This claim may cover your medical expenses, pain and suffering, and any loss of income or ability your injury has affected for you and your loved ones. In addition, if the injury caused any permanent scarring or medical damages, you are entitled to future pain and suffering expenses as well.
If you or a loved one has been victim of a dog attack, contact an expert serious injury attorney right away. The attorneys at Steinberg & Spencer have extensive knowledge on dog bite cases and have been representing Southern Californian injury victims since opening our doors in 1982. To schedule a free consultation, call our friendly law offices at (310) 450-5960.
Last updated 8 months ago
Motorcycles have been popular for years due to the agility and freedom they offer thrill-seeking drivers. They are also more dangerous than cars because the motorist isn’t protected from the road. Although motorcycle accidents are only slightly more likely to occur than car accidents, injury and death due to these accidents is much more common. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident, you’ll need a motorcycle accident attorney by your side to seek fair compensation.
Most motorcycle accidents are caused by other drivers on the road failing to see or pay attention to a motorcyclist’s rights. This can include merging into the lane where a motorcycle is driving, turning in front of a motorcyclist at a light or stop sign, and many other accidents. In these cases, the driver’s negligence caused the accident and you should talk to a car accident or truck accident lawyer about seeking compensation for medical and other expenses.
Inexperience and Accidents
Although other drivers more commonly cause motorcycle accidents than motorcyclists themselves, inexperience, improper caution, and speeding can also cause major accidents. In some cases, though, even these accidents can be caused by negligence such as improper signage or bad road conditions. If you think your accident or that of a loved one may have been caused by similar circumstances, talk to a serious injury attorney right away.
If you or someone close to you has been in a motorcycle accident, contact an experienced car accident lawyer immediately. At the Southern California law offices of Steinberg & Spencer, we have three decades of experience fighting for and winning the settlements our clients deserve. Schedule a free case evaluation with an expert motorcycle accident attorney in your area 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling (310) 450-5960.