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What is California Prop 213?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

Prop 213 California What is California Prop 213? Many years ago, Californian’s voted to make proposition 213 part of the law. Legislation stipulates that it now prevents people from recovering “general damages” (pain and suffering) from car accidents when they are fleeing from a felony, or do not have insurance. Prop 213 Civil Code… Read More »

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What is a Contingency Fee Agreement?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

Most personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee agreement. What is a contingency fee agreement? a contingency fee agreement that the client does not have to pay legal fees until their attorney recovers money due to a successful settlement. How Does a Contingency Fee Work? Contingency fee agreements are popular because they give… Read More »

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Is a Police Report Necessary?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

People often ask, “Is a police report necessary?” Though you are not required to file a police report for small accidents, we highly recommend that you do. Even if there was minor damage, it is always best to contact the police and file a report. the reason is not because of what happened at… Read More »

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What if the Other Person Flees the Scene of the Accident?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

What if the other person flees the scene of the accident? Most people who flee the scene of an accident do so because they are scared. Sometimes it is instinctual to want to flee when people come face-to-face with chaotic situations. This is especially true if the person who flees is driving without a… Read More »

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What if My Body Aches After an Accident?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

Why does my body ache after an accident? Almost every car accident can be traumatizing. Whether you suffer from minor or major injuries, emotions are always running high right after an accident. Most of the time people are unaware that they are hurt in an accident. It is common for symptoms to appear days… Read More »

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What if I Start to Feel Nauseous After my Accident?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

What if I start to feel nauseous after my accident? Feeling nauseous after an accident is a common side effect. Oftentimes people feel nauseous because an accident can be a very stressful event. Sometimes nausea, or the feeling that you need to vomit, can be a symptom of something much larger. We are not… Read More »

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What if I Lose Consciousness in an Accident?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

What if I lose consciousness in an accident? Losing consciousness in an accident, even for a few seconds, is a sign that your brain has received a bruise or possibly something worse. Even if you do not completely lose consciousness in an accident, but you feel a bit dazed or dizzy afterwards, there is… Read More »

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What if I Don’t Have Insurance?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

What if I don’t have insurance? Believe it or not, there are consequences for driving without insurance. Even if you are not the one responsible for the accident. Even if you are not in an accident and a cop pulls you over, the consequences of driving without insurance are tremendous. What if I don’t… Read More »

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What if I am hit by a drunk driver?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

What happens if I was hit by a drunk driver? Drunk driving accidents are different from other kinds of personal injury car accidents that we see. This is due to the fact that driving under the influence of any substance is illegal. Injuries that are caused by a drunk driving incident are generally the… Read More »

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What cases are considered personal injury?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

Personal Injury Cases we Handle There is a fine line between what is considered personal injury cases and what is not. Here is a list of the cases we cover: Personal Injury Brain Injury Burn Injury Catastrophic Injury Dog Bite Food Poisoning Mercury Poisoning Personal Injury Salmonella Poisoning Spinal Cord Injury Whiplash Injury Wrongful… Read More »

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