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Los Angeles Car Accident Attorneys
Car accidents happen every single day across the country. The injuries, damages, and losses suffered as a result of a car accident can vary greatly. If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident caused by another driver, you may be entitled to compensation that helps with the costs of your recovery.
As Los Angeles car accident lawyers with over 50 years of combined experience with personal injury cases, we can provide strong representation so you can focus on what matters most — your recovery.
TYPES OF CAR ACCIDENT CASES WE HANDLE IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY & THE GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA
The Law Offices of Rice & Bloomfield represents people injured in car, motorcycle, or truck accidents.
We handle all types of cases arising from:
- Careless drivers
- Drunk drivers
- Hit-and-run accidents
- Uninsured motorist crashes
- Underinsured motorist collisions
Causes of Car Accidents
We are experienced and skilled in handling all types of car accident cases, regardless of the cause.
Some of the more common causes of car accidents involve a driver who:
- Was speeding
- Rear-ended you
- Made a left turn in front of you
- Failed to stop at a stop sign
- Ran a red light
- Was texting while driving
Whether the person that hit you was doing any of the above or has other reasons for colliding with your vehicle, they should still be held responsible for their actions — especially when your injuries cause additional financial burden and decrease your quality of life.
Car Accident Injuries
The injury you may have suffered from these types of accidents can be severe and life-altering.
You may have suffered:
- An injury to your head, neck, or back (whiplash)
- Burns to your head or neck
- Nerve damage
- Disc injury
- Broken or dislocated bones or limbs
- Loss of use of part of your body
Whether your injuries are minor or severe, you’ve likely stacked up medical bills, lost wages due to missing work, and wondered how you’ll be able to deal with the insurance companies and other drivers involved. Dealing with the aftermath of an accident can be stressful and overwhelming, but you don’t have to take on your legal situation alone.
Steps to Take After a Car Accident
Being involved in a car accident can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. Knowing what steps to take immediately following the accident can help protect your rights and ensure a smoother claims process. Here are some important steps to consider:
- Check for injuries: The first priority after a car accident is to check for any injuries. If anyone is injured, call 911 immediately.
- Move to safety: If it is safe to do so, move your vehicle out of traffic to avoid further accidents or injuries.
- Exchange information: Exchange contact and insurance information with the other parties involved in the accident. This includes names, phone numbers, addresses, and insurance policy details.
- Document the accident: Take photos of the accident scene, including damage to vehicles, skid marks, and any other relevant details. This can be helpful when filing an insurance claim or pursuing legal action.
- Report the accident: Contact the police and report the accident. Obtain a copy of the police report for your records.
- Seek medical attention: Even if you don’t feel injured immediately after the accident, it is important to seek medical attention. Some injuries may not be apparent right away.
- Notify your insurance company: Contact your insurance company as soon as possible to report the accident and initiate the claims process. Refrain from sharing too many details or giving a recorded statement until you have first consulted an attorney.
- Consult with an attorney: If you have been injured in a car accident, it is advisable to consult with an experienced car accident attorney. They can help protect your rights, navigate the legal process, and pursue compensation for your injuries and damages.
Remember, every car accident is unique, and the specific steps to take may vary depending on the circumstances. It is always best to consult with a legal professional to ensure you are taking the appropriate actions after a car accident.
"She made the process very easy for me. She cares."
"The car behind me smashed into the back of my pick up. After speaking with a couple of lawyers I was most comfortable with Todd Bloomfield."
"It didn’t have enough nurses to take care of her and all the other patients. Mom ended up with horrible bed sores that wouldn’t heal."
Struggling to Recover After an Accident? Hold the At-Fault Party Responsible
We know how to effectively investigate car accidents to find the evidence needed to get the most money for your claim. We work to find the person responsible for causing your harm and all possible sources of recovery to make sure you are compensated for your injury. We will use our years of experience to make sure no stone is unturned in holding the person responsible for your harm accountable and making sure you are fully compensated.
You probably have many questions about what to do if you have been hurt in a car accident. We can answer your questions. Contact the Law Offices of Rice & Bloomfield at (818) 999-2220 today. We are happy to provide information to help you.
Fighting for Compensation for Your Injuries & Property Damages
Living in Southern California, we understand that you cannot get by without a car. We can help you get your car repaired quickly and help you get a rental car so you are not stuck without transportation. It is our job to help make your life easier after you have been injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence.
We are here to help. That is why we work on a contingency basis. You don’t have to pay any legal expenses unless we recover compensation on your behalf. If there is no recovery, there is no fee. Call the Law Offices of Rice & Bloomfield and schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to make sure your rights are protected. We are available 24 hours a day.
Choose the Law Offices of Rice & Bloomfield
Getting proper medical treatment, getting your medical bills covered and paid, making sure that you do not lose wages or income, and ensuring any future treatment you require is covered, are probably significant concerns you have. We understand that, and our experienced Los Angeles car accident attorneys inform you about your available options and make the insurance companies and parties involved cover all your needs.
We can help make sure you get the medical treatment you need to help you recover as quickly and completely as possible. We can also prevent you from suffering the run-around people often get from insurance companies, which only prolongs your injury and the effect it has on your life.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact the Law Offices of Rice & Bloomfield. We offer high-quality legal services to individuals and families throughout Southern California and guide them through the aftermath of their car accidents. We understand how significantly a car accident affects your daily life and are here to help you find a way to move forward. Call (818) 999-2220 today to schedule a free consultation with our Encino car accident attorney and put our experience to work for you.
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