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What to do when the insurance company calls you?

If you have the attitude that many Southern Californians share—that insurance companies may be necessary evils but they are all about finding ways to dismiss, discredit or negate claims—you need a game plan. They’re going to call you very soon after the accident takes place because once that police report is filed, one or more representatives from either your insurance company or the at-fault party’s insurance company wants to talk to you. Badly.

Time to put into practice what you learned from your favorite TV shows: Keep your mouth shut. Do whatever you can to avoid speaking with any insurance company staffer because it’s human nature to want to explain “your side of the story,” but as you’ve seen on iconic TV shows like “Law and Order,” these folks have been trained to intimidate people who make claims. Innocent comments can be convoluted to look like the accident was your fault or used to claim that your injuries aren’t severe.

They may even try to pressure you into quickly signing a settlement that is worth far less than you actually deserve, so your best bet is to clam up and treat the insurance company caller as you would a telemarketer. Don’t let them engage you.

This is where we step in. An experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney will sit down with you at your kitchen table. She probably won’t turn you down if you offer her a cup of coffee. Once she begins to query you about all aspects of the car accident, she will get down to details.

Your attorney is going to get into minute detail about your current and projected medical bills. It’s important to seek compensation for lost wages—especially if you happen to be the family breadwinner. There will be myriad expenses you don’t know about that will come your way once the accident is in your rear view mirror, and because our attorneys are cognizant of these, you’re going to wonder how you would survive without her sage advice and counsel.

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What triggered your situation?

You don’t need a crystal ball to understand the basics: Car accidents usually occur because one or more drivers have been negligent in some way. He or she has operated his or her vehicle in ways that obliterate what’s going on outside the confines of the car’s interior.

Maybe she’s texting. Perhaps a phone conversation has him so fascinated, he is paying little to no attention to the road, the traffic or hazardous situations created by highway construction. We won’t go into the myriad scenarios that are possible when moms with a backseat full of kids can’t focus completely on the traffic.

You’re probably saying, “But don’t drivers have a duty to apply due diligence when they get behind the wheel?” In a perfect world, everything we learn in Driver’s Education programs would come into play and that knowledge would stick with drivers throughout their lifetimes. But the world’s not perfect. Responsible behavior often takes a back seat to distractions. You see it every day from both sides of the car hood.

Bottom line is that traffic accidents result from obvious infractions or violations of the California Vehicle Code, a compendium of mandates that include a list of factors that is too long to list here, but we can assure you that these common factors trigger the most number of crashes and incidents based on state-generated statistics:

– Driving in excess of the speed limit is one of the most common reasons for car accidents.
– Failing to pay attention to or obey traffic signals, signs and other cautionary road notices.
– Forgetting to use directional signals informing other drivers of a car’s next move regularly triggers crashes.
– Ignoring the most stringent California laws that prohibit talking on a hand-held cell phone while operating a motor vehicle or texting while driving.
– Driving under the influence of liquor or controlled substances accounts for a large number of daily collisions.

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Are you at fault or are you the victim?

Whether you’re the type of person who is ready to take responsibility for your behavior or you usually have a tendency to justify your actions, it matters not if you are the person accused of these offenses and the hundreds of other currently on the books in the State of California. You need help. Now. Whether you’re the victim or the accused, you need representation that’s solid and reliable, because even if you are the party at fault, you deserve and need help with everything from determination of fault to mitigating circumstances.

Ask yourself, “Do I have a claim?” immediately after the shock wears off and you realize that your world, as you know it, is going to be turned upside down in the near future. To decide for yourself whether you need a a los angeles personal injury attorney who can take care of the details associated with compensation claims, damage collection and other remedies, these two questions will help you figure out your next action:

– Was the other party’s negligence the catalyst that prompted the accident I experienced?
– Was I–or were my passengers–diagnosed as suffering serious physical injuries by medical professionals as a direct result of the traffic accident in question?

Answer one or both affirmatively and unless you have a law degree, you need the kind of assistance that only a specialist in the area of a Los Angeles traffic-related accidents offers. Not a real estate attorney. Not a divorce lawyer. You need our California car accident attorneys because they won’t give you the run-around about your situation and our attorneys are eager to answer any questions you may have about what constitutes negligence and what it means for an injury to be “severe.”

Does this seem too simplistic?It is if we are your car accident lawyer. We deal with people just like you every day and it’s incumbent upon us to be clear, specific and make every word understandable.

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How important is the right car accident attorney? Your Life May Depend upon the Right One

It’s not a title we claim with pride, but when L.A. Times reporter Laura J. Nelson recently published her article “Los Angeles area can claim the worst traffic in America. Again,” she didn’t have to fudge the numbers.

Drivers spent an average of 81 hours idling on freeways in 2015 giving the LA-Long Beach-Santa Ana corridor the distinction of being named worst cumulative delay record of any U.S. metro area. You might think that mile upon mile of stalled traffic might cut back on the number of accidents in the Los Angeles area that are responsible for making so many headlines. Sadly, you’d be dead wrong.

While drivers fritter away hours stalled on the 101 southbound–someone with nothing else to do calculated the average move time at the peak of congestion on this virtual parking lot to be 17 mph—the city still manages to rack up accident statistics that rival or surpass other U.S. cities.

In fact, traffic deaths in the first six months of 2015 increased by 20-percent in just a year. The Automobile Club of Southern California points to cheaper gas and an improving economy leading to this dramatic increase, but if you’re on the wrong end of these car accidents, you probably don’t care about statistics. You just want help. That’s why you have Pacific Attorney Group here to help you with a free consultation by calling 1-800-358-9617.

“The most reliable law firm. From beginning to the end they took care of each and every thing. We were done with the case within the time frame promised. Although i feel that we received less money than we were supposed to but otherwise the staff is very efficient.”
Santa Monica
“My Father hired Pacific Attorney Group to help him with a serious accident case for which He needed surgery. Mr. Shayani and his staff are very knowledgeable about big accident cases. His experience has been great with them. They are super aggressive and fight the insurance company to get maximum settlement. I highly recommend them if you had a big injury accident case.Also special thanks to sweet Talin Mahmoodi, their case manager. She’s been always helpful and nice!!!”
Glendale
“The most reliable los angeles personal injury lawyer. From beginning to the end they took care of each and every thing. We were done with the case within the time frame promised. Although i feel that we received less money than we were supposed to but otherwise the staff is very efficient.”
Santa Monica

Why we are advocates you can rely upon?

When it comes to understanding the true costs to a family of any accident, we wrote the book. We are so used to dealing with insurance company representatives, claims adjusters and attorneys on the other side, we have been known to anticipate actions and reactions even before they are presented! We’ll help you figure out whether or not a settlement offer is fair or even adequate, but we aren’t about to make any deals until we have explained all of the factors and facts to you.

We spend quite a bit of time on the Internet and on the phone, because these are just two of the tools we use to get your unique situation resolved. Our spouses joke that we spend more time talking to insurance companies than we do to them, and we can’t argue with them. Besides, our expertise is so focused and diverse, we have successfully settled a wide variety of cases on behalf of our clients that include:

– Broken bones
– Cuts and lacerations
– Head, neck, and spinal injuries
– Internal bleeding and organ damage
– Paralysis and nerve damage

To make sure you are informed about all aspects of your particular case, we maintain a Car Accident FAQ page that our current clients refer to as “invaluable.” It includes frequently asked questions about car accident claims, the ins and outs of initial consultations and what you can expect from us as your legal team. As a matter-of-fact, you needn’t worry about paying for that initial consult because it’s free. You’re already in a quandary about how you will survive your accident without losing your home—we know that and we’re sensitive to it.

We don’t have to tell you that there are plenty of Los Angeles accident lawyers from which to choose, but if you believe you deserve the best, your choice is evident. We know the ins and outs of California law. Our experience with accident-related cases is unprecedented. If we don’t think you have a case, we’re not going to pretend you do! We simply don’t operate that way.

When you need someone on your side during what could be the worst situation you’ve ever experienced—either because death or injuries resulted from a traffic accident or because everything you love and value is on the line—-trusting your case to just any Los Angeles car accident attorney simply makes no sense.

All it takes is a single phone call to reach our offices. Our staff stands ready to take you to the next step. And you won’t be the first person to call us and realize after hanging up that you’ve just taken your first deep breath since the day of the accident. What can we do to get you back to normal and help you resume the full life you deserve to enjoy once more?