Category: Blog

12 Jun 2024,
 

Recent California Car Accident Settlement Examples

Have you been hurt in a California car accident caused by someone else’s recklessness? The Levinson Law Group is here to help you recover the compensation you need to heal and move forward. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial burdens you face after a car accident. Our team of […]
13 Aug 2021,
 

Will I Get More Money If I Hire A Car Accident Attorney?

Generally, hiring a car accident attorney will increase compensation for your injuries and damages. The value of a personal injury car accident case rises if you need significant medical care. Hiring an experienced car accident attorney can help you get more money to help pay for your medical and other […]
10 Aug 2021,
 

What Not To Do After A Car Accident

Being involved in a collision is frightening and upsetting. It is hard to think straight after the sound of breaking glass, exploding airbags and tearing metal subside. You probably have many questions.  What happens next? What do you need to do? What should you not do? Who do you call? […]
27 Jul 2021,
 

What To Do After A Car Accident In San Diego

Are you prepared for a car accident? Do you know what to do if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident? Do you know who to talk to after being involved in a car accident? Car accidents happen far more frequently than many realize. Accidents can occur at any […]
12 Feb 2020,
 

What is Loss of Consortium? | California Wrongful Death Law

Claiming loss of consortium is one way to recover for the damage caused by an injury or death of a spouse or domestic partner. Loss of consortium is the harm that results from losing a loved one’s affection, emotional support, companionship, and care. A consortium claim can also include the […]
12 Feb 2020,
 

What Not to Say to An Insurance Adjuster After a Car Accident

If you were recently involved in a car accident, you need to act quickly. First and most importantly, you should immediately seek medical attention. You should also speak with a qualified California car accident attorney.  Insurance companies handling car accident claims want to settle your case quickly and cheaply. Insurance adjusters […]
12 Feb 2020,
 

What Are Punitive Damages in California?

If you’re hurt in an accident that results from someone’s negligent acts, you’re probably aware that you have legal options to seek monetary damages under California law.  However, some misconduct goes above and beyond mere negligence in causing injuries to a victim. When a person engages in dangerous, reckless, and […]
2 Oct 2019,
 

What is Joint and Several Liability in California?

Joint and several liability is a legal principle that is applicable in some states. The meaning of joint and several liability in California is simple. Two or more parties can be held independently responsible for the full amount of damages sustained by a personal injury plaintiff. This liability is regardless […]
2 Oct 2019,
 

Comparative vs. Contributory Negligence in California

Understanding the differences between comparative versus contributory negligence is important, as it’s fundamental to proving your personal injury claim. Our California personal injury attorneys will explain. California follows the legal principle of comparative negligence, which is dramatically different than contributory negligence. Only a handful of states still follow the rule […]
20 Sep 2019,
 

California Claims for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

Negligent infliction of emotional distress is a type of tort claim that a plaintiff can bring in California even if they did not actually suffer physical injuries. In other words, the injuries are purely emotional, which would, in many other circumstances, bar a lawsuit. However, California has recognized negligent infliction […]
3 Sep 2019,
 

Statute of Limitations for a California Car Accident

Like other states, California gives injured victims a short amount of time to file a lawsuit for a car accident. You can find the amount of time in the state’s car accident statute of limitations. Meeting this deadline is critical, and one of the disadvantages of representing yourself in a […]
22 Aug 2019,
 

6 Most Dangerous Roads in California

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), there were 3,304 fatal motor vehicle crashes in California in 2017, the most recent year for which data was available. The reason for any given accident always depends on a number of factors. But some California roads are more dangerous than […]
31 Jul 2019,
 

When Must You Bring a Wrongful Death Claim?

After the death of a loved one, you might be in shock. As you scramble to schedule funeral and burial services, it is perfectly normal to worry about whether you will be able to pay your bills and continue to stay in your home. After all, the death of a […]
31 Jul 2019,
 

What is the Timeline of a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

One misconception many people have after a car accident is that they can handle a claim on their own. This may be true if the person only suffered minor property damage in the crash. However, if they suffered bodily injuries, then a lawsuit becomes much more complex. It is very easy […]
28 Jun 2019,
 

Auto-Pedestrian Accidents: What Can I Do If I’m Hit By A Car?

Pedestrian accidents are on the rise in our state, with multiple sources confirming that the number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities today is higher than it’s ever been. The problem can be blamed on a number of different factors, ranging from more distracted walkers and drivers to more cars on […]
28 Jun 2019,
 

Car Accident Injuries that Require Surgery

Being involved in a car accident can result in a range of injuries, some more serious than others. Indeed, while some people may walk away from a crash feeling a bit startled, and perhaps with a minor whiplash or bruise injury, others may not be able to walk away from […]
28 Jun 2019,
 

Bike Accident Insurance Payouts: What Can You Expect?

Bicycle accidents are a serious problem in California – California often has the highest number of bicycle accident-related deaths when compared to other states. When a bicycle accident occurs and the involved cyclist is injured, recovering compensation for harm is of the utmost importance. At the offices of the Levinson […]
25 Jun 2019,
 

Speed Suspected Cause of Crash that Killed 1

Escondido, CA – One man was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Reidy Creek Golf Course early Friday, June 21. The driver, whose identity has not been released, was reportedly heading west around 7 a.m. when his Lexus sedan veered off the road and hit a curb. According to police, […]