Frequently Asked Questions
If you were injured in an accident or any incident related to negligence or intentional wrongdoing in the Bakersfield area, a lawyer at Pacific Attorney Group may be able to help. Our law firm represents injury victims and their families throughout Bakersfield, and we offer a free initial consultation to answer your questions and address your concerns. We have also included some frequently asked questions regarding personal injury claims for your convenience:
How long do I have to file a claim?
In California, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is typically 2 years. However, this may vary if a governmental entity was responsible. It is important to talk to a lawyer about your particular case and how long you may have to take legal action before you lose your right to a claim forever.
What is my personal injury case worth?
It is impossible to say what your specific personal injury case may be worth without a careful review of all the facts. For example, the amount of your medical bills and property damage will have a significant influence on what your claim is worth. So may the extent of your injuries and what affect these are having or will have on your life. In working with a personal injury attorney, you can find out what amount of financial compensation you may be entitled to. That is why we recommend that you act quickly in contacting our firm.
What types of damages can I recover money for?
Financial compensation may be awarded in a personal injury claim for: medical bills (current and future), lost earnings (current and future), emotional trauma, pain and suffering, property damage, and possibly more. Specific damages may vary depending on the particular case.
Who is responsible?
The responsible party in a personal injury claim is the person that can be held liable, or legally accountable, for your injuries. Negligence, intentional wrongdoing and strict liability are the three grounds upon which responsibility in a personal injury claim may be established.
What will it cost me to work with an attorney at your firm?
PWhen you work with a Bakersfield injury attorney at our law firm, you pay no legal fees unless we are successful in recovering a settlement or jury verdict on your behalf. Your initial consultation is also free, and always confidential.
For more information, contact a Bakersfield personal injury lawyer at Pacific Attorney Group today.