Auto Accident Liability Insurance Limits

Auto Accident Liability Insurance Limits

Auto Accident Liability Insurance Limits If you were injured in a car accident, it is important to know as soon as possible what the limits of the at-fault driver’s liability insurance are.  The reason is because the amount of the policy limit will affect the decisions you make going forth with your claim.  The policy
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Required Vehicle Insurance in California

Required Vehicle Insurance in California

Required Vehicle Insurance in California California law requires that all vehicles operated or parked on California roadways to have financial responsibility.  There are four ways to show financial responsibility: Maintaining a car insurance policy, Depositing $35,000 in cash with the DMV, Obtaining a DMV-issued self-insurance certificate, and Maintaining a surety bond for $35,000. The most
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How Much Are Bankruptcy Attorney’s Fees

How Much Are Bankruptcy Attorney’s Fees

Attorney’s Fees I see this question asked a lot out there in the internet.  The short answer is that it depends.  There are many different types of bankruptcy law firms, just like there are many different types of people.  Then there are also different types of bankruptcies.  Before we get into attorney’s fees for the
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How Much Does Bankruptcy Cost?

How Much Does Bankruptcy Cost?

The Cost of a Bankruptcy Attorney I see this question asked a lot out there in the internet.  The short answer is that it depends.  There are many different types of bankruptcy law firms, just like there are many different types of people.  Then there are also different types of bankruptcies.  Before we get into
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Does Car Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver?

Does Car Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver?

Does Car Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver? This question arises when an insured driver lets his friend borrow his car to drive, and the friend causes a car accident and injures you.  The issue is whether you can recover money from the insured driver’s insurance, even though the friend was driving the car.
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Personal Injury Damages

Personal Injury Damages

Personal Injury Damages In the legal world, the amount of money you would receive as compensation for a personal injury is called damages.  There are many types of damages that you could seek in a personal injury lawsuit.  The two broad categories of damages you could receive are compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory Damages
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Auto Accident – Deciding Which Court to File Your Claim In

Auto Accident – Deciding Which Court to File Your Claim In

Auto Accident – Deciding Which Court to File Your Claim In If you have failed to negotiate a settlement with the insurance companies for your personal injuries, your next step would be to file a lawsuit.  Filing a lawsuit is more complicated than it sounds because of the complex procedural rules that have developed over
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The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge

The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge

The Hardship Discharge In Orange County, Riverside and throughout the Country many Debtors are required to file a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.  Debtors must partake in the grueling 3-5 year repayment plan in a Chapter 13 if they do not qualify for a Chapter 7. In a Chapter 13, Debtors are put on a very strict
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Auto Accident – Signing a Settlement Release Form

Auto Accident – Signing a Settlement Release Form

Auto Accident – Signing a Settlement Release Form Understanding the Release Form Following a car accident, you may have decided to settle with the insurance company and accept their settlement offer.  Then you find out that before the insurance company will issue you the settlement check, they require you to sign a “release” form containing
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Settling with Insurance Companies

Settling with Insurance Companies

Settling with Insurance Companies Many times, clients in an auto accident feel that they are owed money for the injuries they sustained.  However, they neither have the time or the energy to prepare for or deal with a full blown jury trial.  Jury trials can be burdensome and cause headaches for all the parties involved. 
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