When you are injured in a car accident, you may sustain a variety of damages. Damages may include physical injuries, emotional distress, and financial losses. Your financial losses could be substantial if your injuries are severe and your recovery keeps you out of work for an extended time. The total of lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses can be high, especially in cases involving permanent impairments or disabilities.
Sadly, distracted driving continues to cause thousands of deaths and injuries each year. With more technology available to drivers, the number of distractions continues to increase. However, it is not just cell phone use or texting while driving that causes a distracted driving accident.
Traffic accidents continue to be one of the most common causes of wrongful death and personal injury. Negligent and careless drivers cause accidents that change the lives of victims forever. Those drivers can and should be held liable for the common injuries, damages and losses they cause. Our Sacramento personal injury lawyers fight for the rights of accident victims to receive fair compensation for their damages after a car wreck.
Individuals injured in a California car accident, slip and fall, or other accidents may receive compensation for their injuries and damages from the party responsible for causing the injury. However, you must prove that the injury was caused by another party and provide proof of your damages to recover compensation. There are four primary steps in filing a personal injury claim.