Know Your Personal Injury Legal Rights
In the state of California if you are injured because of the negligence of a third party you are protected under the law. You may be entitled to compensation for both property damage and bodily injury. According to lawyers.com your personal injury rights in California include the following: “You must prove the person who caused the injury was negligent. That is, he didn’t use reasonable care. In California, you must prove:
Under California’s joint and several liability rules, everyone responsible for your injury is liable for all of your economic damages. These include medical expenses and lost wages. Each person may be forced to pay all of your damages regardless of their degree of fault.
It’s different for noneconomic damages. These include pain and suffering and emotional distress. These damages are split between those who caused your injury according to their degrees of fault.
If you’ve been injured by a consumer product, the manufacturer or seller may be responsible under strict liability law. Generally, it makes some people responsible for damages caused by their products, regardless of their “fault.” Under California law, you need to prove:
What Is My Claim Worth?
Under California law, the person who injured you is responsible for:
How Long Do I Have to File a Legal Claim?
California Law requires that legal actions must be commenced within certain time limitations, or you will loose all your legal rights. Depending on the responsible parties, your time limitations may be as little as six months to two years from the date of your injury.”
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