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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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Brother of Pedestrian Hit by Car of Placer County CEO Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Rocklin, CA (July 11, 2022) – Earlier this month, the brother of Anthony Williams, a young pedestrian who died after being hit by a car earlier this year, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Placer County CEO Todd Leopold with the help of Attorney Stephen Schofield. The incident occurred on March 19 at around 8 PM near the intersection...

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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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Most Popular Personal Injury Lawyers in California

Before hiring an attorney, many people conduct their own research on the most popular personal injury lawyer in their area. After all, the most popular personal injury lawyer might also fit the mold of the most successful personal injury lawyer. However, if you attempted this kind of research, you probably realized relatively quickly that a lot of attorneys advertise...

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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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3 Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcyclists are four times more likely to be injured in motorcycle accidents than people in a car. Even more shocking, motorcyclists are 29 times more likely to die in a fatal motorcycle crash. Wells Call Injury Lawyers are trained and experienced personal injury attorneys. Contact us today if a motorcycle accident injured you or a loved one. We can...

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Should You Choose a Remote Personal Injury Lawyer in California?

Many of us are spending more time at home; however, this doesn’t mean we still don’t face the risk of injury in our everyday lives. When you suffer an unexpected injury, you may wonder whether you can still receive the qualified representation you need from a lawyer offering a free consultation online or over the phone. A remote personal...

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How to Choose an Affordable Personal Injury Lawyer in Fairfield, CA

If you suffered injuries in an accident due to someone else’s negligence or willful misconduct, California law allows you to pursue just compensation for your losses. No one ever expects a bad accident to happen to them. However, when an accident occurs, it can leave you reeling. You and your family may be left in an uncertain financial situation...

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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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How Do You Calculate Loss of Enjoyment of Life in a Personal Injury Case?

Personal injury cases allow accident victims to recover a variety of different damages. When many think of damages in a personal injury lawsuit, tangible accident-related costs come to mind. For example, medical expenses, lost wages, and decreased earning capacity may come to mind. However, non-economic damages often make up a sizeable portion of a damages award. At Wells Call...

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