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What Is the Average Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Car?

Realistically, there is no average settlement amount. For a pedestrian hit by a car, this may be difficult to hear. But keep in mind that your case is largely dependent on its own unique circumstances. There are several factors that affect the value of a settlement, including: The extent of your injuries; Comparative fault; and Insurance coverage. Since there...

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Brain and Head Injury Settlements in California

A brain injury after a car accident can cause lifelong disabilities and even death. Unfortunately, head injuries cause nearly 30% of injury deaths in the US. Moreover, the effects of head injuries after car accidents are long-lasting. A single head injury—even at a young age—can “lead to dementia later on in life.”  After car accidents, medical bills pile up,...

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Broken Bones After a California Car Accident

Car accidents are physically and mentally traumatic for all the individuals involved. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2019, 2,740,000 people were injured in car accidents. A car accident can cause many injuries, varying in severity, including broken bones. Broken bones from a car accident can take a great deal of time to heal. Depending on...

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What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Gross Negligence in California?

Negligence is a legal concept that is the cornerstone of personal injury lawsuits. California law also recognizes gross negligence, which is related but not the same. If you have a personal injury case, it is important to understand the differences between gross negligence vs. negligence and how that distinction can affect your legal claim.  What Is Negligence? Negligence, in...

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What Happens If You Are Hit By a Self-Driving Vehicle in California?

Cars that drive themselves, also known as self-driving vehicles, have been developed by Tesla and other companies and are supposed to be safer than normal cars. As this relatively new technology becomes more common, we will likely see an increase in the number of self-driving vehicles on the road. Automated cars could benefit disabled or elderly people with mobility...

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Average Personal Injury Settlement Examples

If you suffered from a personal injury and were not at fault, you shouldn’t have to pay for it. The laws protect you as an injured party. At Wells Call Injury Lawyers, we can help you pursue your rights to get the compensation you deserve. One of the most common questions we field from potential clients is, What is...

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