Sierra Madre Personal Injury Attorneys | Accident Lawyers
Sierra Madre Car Accident Attorneys
From minor fender benders to fatal accidents, our Sierra Madre car accident attorneys are skilled in handling all types of car accident claims. Our lawyers are here to help you pursue compensation for your physical and emotional injuries. Whether through skilled negotiation in settlement or aggressive pursuit of your claims in court through litigation, we are poised to help you recover the compensation you deserve.
We have represented clients in settlement negotiations and litigation in all types of car accident cases. Because each case is unique, our attorneys will analyze the particular facts of your case to determine the best course of action. We routinely handle car accident cases caused by the following hazards, among others:
- Impaired driving
- Distracted driving
- Drowsy driving
- Hit and runs
- Poor road conditions or hazards
- Defective or malfunctioning vehicle parts
Our attorneys have also handled car accident cases involving trucks, motorcycles, pedestrians, bicycles, and rideshare vehicles.
Liability for Car Accidents
In order to avoid paying for your damages, insurance companies may claim that you contributed to your accident. Your personal injury attorney can help you determine whether this is true and, if so, how it will impact your recovery.
In California, a court may find that you were partially liable for your accident if you:
- Violated a traffic law
- Admitted fault
- Provided a recorded statement that led to an admission of fault
- Posted about the accident online
- Drove while distracted or impaired
If you contributed to your accident, the law will apply a percentage to your fault and deduct that percentage from the damages you can recover. In other words, if a drunk driver collided with you while you made an illegal turn, you may be considered 50 percent at fault for the accident. As a result, a court may choose to reduce your damages award by 50 percent. If you stood to recover $10,000 for your accident, then, you will recover $5,000.
Our attorneys are familiar with the law on partial liability and will work to overcome liability disputes by speaking with eyewitnesses, working with experts, and producing any physical evidence that is available.
Award-Winning Car Accident Lawyers
Our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you only owe us if we win. We have handled thousands of car accident cases and won substantial recoveries for our clients. When choosing a personal injury attorney to represent you, it is critical to know what kind of experience your lawyer can offer. Our attorneys are both willing and able to take your case to court, and will aggressively represent your interests to a judge or jury.
If you were injured in a car accident, call us to set up a free consultation with one of our skilled attorneys. Our legal team will assess your case and advise you as to the best path forward in pursuing your claim. And if you are unable to come to our office for an initial free consultation, we will come to you. Call our 24-hour phone line at 1-800-GO-HARRIS or send us a message to schedule a complimentary case review.