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Personal Injury Overview

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Ten things to do in case of an accident

1. Get name and telephone no of witnesses specially if it is a red light dispute
2. Call 911 if there are any injuries
3. Do not admit anything to the other driver.
4. Make sure the police comes to the scene and secures statements from all the witnesses and the parties.
5. Exchange information. Obtain copy of drivers license, registration, insurance, current address, telephone number
6. Do not let the tow truck take you to any body shop. You may incur storage fees if you choose not to fix at the body shop
7. Rent a car if your car is not drivable.
8. Immediately seek treatment. Either to the emergency room or private physician
9. Do not give a recording statement to any insurance company and do not accept settlement prior to visiting your attorney
10.call an experience attorney with years of experience

Personal injury law is an area of law that covers accidents caused by an individual that result in injuries to a victim. Personal injury lawsuits are civil lawsuits that are usually premised on negligence. If someone acts negligently, recklessly or intentionally, they are responsible for their actions and any harm they might cause. California state law recognizes your rights as a victim to compensation for any injuries you suffer due to the fault of another.

If you have sustained injuries from an accident, you want to be made whole again. The accident may have caused a permanent disability or astronomical medical bills. A personal injury lawyer like Kourosh Pourmorady can assist you with seeking your just compensation. Kourosh Pourmorady, Attorney At Law P.C. has 17 years of experience with representing clients in the Greater Los Angeles area. Kourosh M. Pourmorady has a reputation for success with a long history of satisfied clients. Kourosh Pourmorady can assist you with obtaining the result you desire. Contact Kourosh Pourmorady, Attorney At Law P.C. today for a free case evaluation on your personal injury claim – (866) 666-6(LAW).

What Is Personal Injury?

Personal injury is simply an injury suffered by a person. This injury can either be directly caused by another or can be proximately caused by another. One example of direct fault occurs when a person is texting while driving and crashes into another person’s car. The at-fault driver’s negligence is the direct source of the victim’s car accident injuries. An example of proximate cause occurs when the at-fault person’s negligence has created an unsafe condition that then leads to the accident. For instance, a storeowner fails to clean up a puddle on the stairs. A patron, while climbing the stairs, slips on the puddle and falls. While the storeowner may not have caused the puddle, the storeowner is negligent for failing to dry the puddle. This negligence is the proximate cause of the accident.

An accident can lead to a variety of different injuries, and these injuries can be compensated under California negligence law. These injuries can include:

  • Outstanding medical bills
  • Future medical expenses such as physical therapy, medication or treatment
  • Lost past and future wages
  • Emotional distress
  • Property damage

What Is Negligence?

Negligence is comprised of five elements:

  1. The defendant had a duty to the plaintiff, such as a duty to maintain safe premises.
  2. The defendant violated this duty.
  3. The defendant’s breach of duty then caused the plaintiff’s accident.
  4. The accident resulted in injuries suffered by the plaintiff.
  5. The accident was foreseeable to the defendant.

In California, plaintiffs are permitted by law to sue for damages even if they are partially responsible for the accident. This is known as the doctrine of comparative negligence. If the jury finds the defendant partially at fault, the jury will then award the plaintiff the percentage of damages that are attributed to the defendant’s negligence.

Types of Personal Injury Cases

While car accidents are the most common form of personal injury case, there is a vast number of different types of accidents. With each type of case comes a unique duty, such as the duty to provide adequate safety equipment at construction worksites, and unique requirements for proving the case, such as medical expert testimony required in medical malpractice cases. Below is a list of some potential personal injury claims litigated by Kourosh Pourmorady, Attorney At Law P.C.

  • Car, motorcycle, truck, bus, train, and bicycle accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Defective products
  • Construction site accidents
  • Workplace accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Slip-and-fall
  • Wrongful death
  • Birth injuries to mother and child
  • Nursing home abuse and negligence
  • School, daycare, playground, and park injuries
  • Sports accidents

Passionate Los Angeles Litigator Ready to Aggressively Fight for Your Compensation

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to another’s negligence, you want answers and you want compensation. Entrust your case in the hands of a skilled and dedicated litigator like Kourosh M. Pourmorady. Kourosh Pourmorady, Attorney At Law P.C. has a proven track record with successful settlements and verdicts in personal injury cases. Kourosh Pourmorady, Attorney At Law P.C. serves clients in the Greater Los Angeles area. Call Kourosh Pourmorady, Attorney At Law P.C. today for a free personal injury case evaluation at (866) 666-6529.