| Read Time: 3 minutes | Uncategorized

How Does a Vehicle Qualify Under the California Lemon Law?

You have probably heard of cars or other vehicles referred to as “lemons.” Most people know that a lemon is a vehicle that isn’t driveable or has many problems. California has laws that deal specifically with lemons and protect people from bad car deals. Today we will discuss how a vehicle can qualify as a lemon in California. What...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Wrongful Death

What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action in California?

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another, you may be entitled to compensation. In general, there are two types of actions that you can file after you have lost someone: a wrongful death action and a survival action. The two actions are similar, but they do have important differences. This article discusses...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Car Accident

Common Types of Knee Injuries from Car Accidents in California?

Knee injuries are excruciating. While knee injuries caused by sports injuries and slip-and-fall accidents don’t surprise us, most of us aren’t as familiar with these injuries caused by car accidents. But they are some of the most common injuries after a car wreck. And they can range from minor swelling to sprains, dislocations, ligament tears, and knee fractures. Unfortunately,...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

What Is Loss of Consortium In California?

Spouses and domestic partners rely on each other for many things. A loss of consortium claim is one way to recover financially after the death or injury of your spouse or partner. Wells Call Injury Lawyers offers decades of experience in California personal injury law to help you understand the loss of consortium claim. Contact us today to get...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Personal Injury

What to Do If An Insurance Company Approaches You With a Settlement Offer?

Most accident victims are familiar with the fact that the majority of personal injury cases get settled out of court before they reach trial. Primarily, this is because settling a case provides both sides with certainty and eliminates the risk of going to trial. From the accident victim’s standpoint, a settlement also means they obtain a quicker resolution to...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

What Is Proximate Cause in California Personal Injury Law?

In California, many personal injury claims hinge on proving that one party was negligent and that their negligence caused the victim’s damages. A party acts negligently when they fail to act as a reasonably prudent person would under the same or similar circumstances. However, even if you can show that a party acted unreasonably, you still need to prove...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Firm News

Wells Call Injury Lawyers Help Obtain Settlement for Client For Much More Than the Insurance Company’s Policy Limits

Wells Call Injury Lawyers recently helped a client obtain a settlement for much more than the insurance company’s policy limits, and the insurance company agreed to pay it.  Normally, a person’s insurance policy limits are the maximum amount that a person can recover for their injuries. In California, the automobile policy limits are extremely low. The minimum required by...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Car Accident

5 Common Types of Head Injuries from a Car Accident in California

Seeking medical attention after a California car accident is critical to help identify and address injuries as soon as possible. Symptoms of a car accident head injury can appear hours, days, or even weeks after the accident. After a car accident, head injury symptoms might easily be explained away as a natural byproduct of being in an accident. After...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Slip and Fall

How to Win a Slip-and-Fall Case

A slip-and-fall liability claim is a type of personal injury claim based on negligence. Broadly speaking, negligence refers to a situation where someone’s carelessness or purposeful actions harmed you. In a slip-and-fall case, someone else’s (like a property owner’s) carelessness created a hazardous environment, resulting in you slipping and falling.  What Do I Need to Prove to Win My...

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