Contingency fees allow people to have access to justice and the courts even when they do not have the money to pay a lawyer. Getting justice can be expensive. When someone hurts you because of their bad actions, they will not immediately pay for all of your harms. Sometimes, you have to go to court.
Being in an automobile crash is a terrible experience. It is even worse when there is not enough insurance to pay for all your injuries and suffering. At the Barnett, Bennett, & Scott LLP, we have dealt with countless people who have been involved in auto collisions. Many times, accident victims can’t get all of
When you are injured because of another person’s negligence, how long can you wait? If you wait too long, you will never have a right to receive compensation for your injuries. This deadline for filing a lawsuit is called the Statute of Limitations. Once that date passes, you are out of luck. Your attorney will want to investigate before actually filing
In an earlier post, we talked about how "non-stacking" uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage means you have less coverage than you think. Unfortunately, this same "non-stacking" rule applies even when there are multiple UM/UIM policies — with some additional quirks. Let's use an example. You were the passenger in a crash caused by an uninsured
California uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is deceptive. There is a good chance even your insurance agent doesn’t clearly understand how it works. And you almost certainly need more of it than you currently have. The reason? Your UM/UIM insurance coverage is “non-stacking” — in other words, it only gives you coverage up to a