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What Happens If There Is No Police Report for a Car Accident in California?

You were in a minor car accident. No police report was filed. What happens? Now, most people report accidents to the police. And most reported accidents result in a police officer’s visit to the scene. However, sometimes the police fail to respond, or people neglect to report the accident when they think it’s only a fender bender. Because California...

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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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What Are the Top 10 Most Dangerous Vehicles in America?

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 38,000 people in the U.S. died in car accidents in 2020. In California, the number tops 3,558 — five times the national average. Driver error causes the majority of these car accidents. However, the type of car a person drives is often responsible for whether they...

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Average Settlement for Broken Leg After a Car Accident

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported economic costs of $65,815 for a moderate crash injury to the lower extremity, including a broken leg. With a severe injury, the costs increase to $406,593. If you’re searching for the average settlement for a broken leg, the personal injury attorneys at Wells Call Injury Attorneys can help. Contact us today to...

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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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Injured in an Uber/Lyft Accident in California Overview

With more riders depending on rideshare options to get around, the number of vehicle crashes involving Uber and Lyft has increased. For this reason, it is essential to know what to do if you are in a Lyft or Uber accident in California. In this article, the experienced personal injury attorneys at Wells Call Injury Lawyers will go over...

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What Are the Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim in California?

Losing a loved one is always difficult. It is even more upsetting when your family member died prematurely because of someone else’s negligent or wrongful conduct. When this happens, you need a personal injury lawyer to prove the misconduct and seek damages while you grieve. At Wells Call Injury Lawyers, our experienced wrongful death attorneys understand how delicate these...

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Considered Taxable in California?

As an accident victim, you’ve been through a lot. Hospital stays, doctor’s appointments, missed work, not to mention the pain, suffering, and uncertainty about the future you have endured. When you finally receive word that the insurance company agreed to settle your case, it is a light at the end of the tunnel. However, before you pay off all...

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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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What Are Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries in California? 

Though broken bones, scars, and muscle injuries can be devastating, traumatic brain injuries can be life-changing in ways that no one should have to experience. If you or someone you love has sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to the negligence of another person, consider seeking legal counsel from a California personal injury attorney. There are many causes...

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