Car Accident Law Service
Were You Injured in an Auto Accident? We Can Help!
Our attorneys at E&L, LLP, represent people involved in car accidents. Our goal is simple: to win full and fair compensation for our clients. Far too often, insurance companies and other large corporations take advantage of victims by offering unfair settlements.
We know what it takes to win, and we won't settle for second best when it comes to your recovery
Our senior attorneys have been nominated as Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, an acknowledgment that is received by the top 2.5% of attorneys – that means 97.5% of other Southern California attorneys do not qualify.
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Don’t settle with the insurance company too early
It is vital that you speak to a lawyer before discussing your case with the other party’s insurance company. Their only goal is to settle your claim as quickly as possible, and for as little money as they can manage. Without a car accident attorney by your side, it can be hard to tell just how much money you are entitled to for your injuries and losses.
For this reason, we ask you to get in touch with the team at E&L, LLP, as soon as you have been injured. We can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf to ensure you get the money you deserve. If the insurance company is unwilling to offer a reasonable settlement, we will not hesitate to take your case to trial.
Our firm handles car accident claims related to:
- Inexperienced driving
- Defective auto parts
- Uber & Lyft Accidents
- Driving Under the Influence
- Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
- Defective Highway Design
- Distracted Driving
- Hit and Run Accidents
- Road Rage Accidents
- Wrong-Way Driving Accidents
- Head-on Collisions
Fight for the compensation you deserve
Recovering after an accident is challenging in many ways. Among the physical challenges, there can also be significant financial issues. Current medical costs, future rehabilitation costs, car repairs and income loss from days out of the office—it all adds up.
How can you ensure your family has the money it needs during this time of recovery?
Through a lawsuit, you may be able to recover compensation for more than just your car damage.
You may be entitled to financial compensation for the following:
- Economic Damages/Special Damages
Economic damages are tangible losses that can be calculated. They include:
- Non-Economic Damages/General Damages
Non-economic damages are damages that cannot be calculated, but compensate the victim for very real losses, including:
- Punitive Damages
In some cases, you may be able to recover punitive damages, which exist to punish a driver for his or her negligence. Unlike other forms of compensation, punitive damages exist to punish the defendant rather than compensate for the victim's loss. It is common to recover punitive damages in a drunk driving accident case, for example.
Working with a law firm that understands the best ways to navigate a car accident lawsuit will put you in the best position to secure the maximum compensation possible. At E&L, LLP, we have experience handling all types of cases.
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I do if the insurance company calls me?
You should never speak directly with an agent from the other driver’s insurance company. If they call you, politely decline from discussing the claim and direct them to speak with your insurance company or attorney. The other party’s insurance company can use anything you say over the phone against you later to reduce the amount of damages you are owed.
What if the other driver is uninsured?
It is unfortunately very common in California to run across drivers that don’t have insurance on themselves or their vehicles. If the driver who hit you is uninsured, there are still other avenues our firm can investigate in order to recover the compensation you deserve. Speak with our firm today to see how we can help you!
How do I find out the value of my claim?
The value of a car accident claim is determined by a number of different factors, such as your policy limit and that of the other driver, the severity of your injuries, and damage to your vehicle. An experienced attorney from our firm can review your case during a free consultation and pursue the maximum compensation you are eligible to recover.
How long do I have to file a car accident claim?
The California statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits is two years from the date the injury occurred. If the statute of limitations expires it may not be possible for you to file a lawsuit at all. Not every car accident claim necessitates the filing of a civil lawsuit, but since the time frame is only two years it’s critical that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible to prevent you from missing on the compensation you deserve.
Can I still recover compensation if I share fault for the accident?
Not every accident is straightforward. Sometimes the other driver’s insurance company will claim that you were partially at fault for the accident in order to avoid paying a larger settlement. Our experienced car accident lawyers can fully investigate your accident to discover who was really at fault.
Even if you do share some blame for the circumstances that caused the accident, California comparative negligence laws still allow you to recover the damages you are owed. In a personal injury lawsuit, the court will determine what percentage of the fault you are liable for, and then deduct that amount from the total compensation.
Our car accident attorneys at E&L, LLP, are experienced in dealing with insurance companies, so you can know that the at-fault party's insurance company, and even your own insurance company, will not take advantage of you.
Property owners affected by car accidents
Car accidents do not only affect motorists and their passengers. Property owners, including homeowners and business owners, may be at risk of suffering serious injuries or damage to their homes or offices if vehicles veer off the road into their properties.
Local residents and business owners who are struck by motorists or whose property is damaged in car accidents may be able to seek financial compensation for their injuries and losses. E&L, LLP, is available to help with these specific cases.
If this has happened to you, our car accident lawyers at E&L, LLP, can talk to you about the incident and work to identify at-fault parties to help you seek justice. Depending on the case, it may be the driver of the vehicle or another party who is responsible.
If a vehicle part was defective, an auto manufacturer may be liable. If a defective roadway or traffic sign was to blame, the county or city government responsible for the roadway may be held accountable. We thoroughly investigate every case we take on.
Entrust Your Case to E&l, Llp
E&L, LLP, has cultivated attorneys who are prepared to represent plaintiffs in complex personal injury, product liability, and car accident cases. If you have questions about your rights and options following an automobile defect, our team is readily available to help.
If you have been injured, contact E&L, LLP, at (213) 213-0000, for a free case evaluation and consultation.
We don’t charge you until we win!