Car Accidents

WHY YOU NEED A TOP SAN DIEGO CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER

Insurance companies are driven by profit and desire to settle your case for as little as possible rather than offer you a fair settlement.  Insurance companies will make low-ball offers and delay payment to hold you financially hostage.  Their in-house lawyers exploit the legal system to their advantage, not yours.  We’ve seen instances where they even deny that your injuries exist and and sometimes will go so far as to characterize your claim as insurance fraud.  When insurance companies deny liability and blame the victim for the accident to avoid financial responsibility, you have to wonder who has the legal acumen to combat their lies and false accusations.

From our experience, you will not be offered a fair settlement if you are not represented by an experienced car accident attorney.  You need a proven auto accident lawyer to receive fair compensation if you or someone you know has been injured in a car, truck, bus, motorcycle or commercial vehicle accidentJames Iagmin has the experience, skills and resources to take your case to trial and secure the best possible result if you are not offered a fair settlement.

Auto v. Pedestrian – A boy suffered a serious brain injury when he was hit by a truck as he ran across a busy street. He needs careful supervision.  SETTLEMENT – $4,500,000

Trucking Collision – A gentleman suffered a serious brain injury in a collision with a tractor-trailer. He was unable to return to work and needs close supervision. In addition to the settlement, the gentleman kept his rights to lifetime medical care through workers compensation.  SETTLEMENT – $2,750,000

Motorcycle Collision – A gentleman suffered serious orthopedic and internal injuries when a truck turned left in front of him. He made a nice recovery.  SETTLEMENT – $2,250,000

Auto Collision – A lady suffered multiple broken bones in an auto collision caused by a dangerous condition of the roadway through a construction zone.  SETTLEMENT – $1,190,000

Auto Collision – A young gentleman suffered a badly broken ankle when he hit a stalled car on the freeway. The injury impacted his military career.  SETTLEMENT – $1,700,000

James Iagmin has a proven track record of delivering great results.  Jim is widely recognized by his clients and fellow lawyers, not only for being a top San Diego car accident lawyer, but also for being kind, caring, compassionate and intelligent.  Read what Jim’s clients and fellow lawyers say about him on AVVO.

COMMON CAUSES OF CAR ACCIDENTS

Car accidents can strike out of nowhere.  Some common causes of car accidents include speeding, distracted driving, road rage, texting and driving, drunk driving, talking on the phone, tail-gaiting, road construction and failure to follow traffic laws.  Car accidents are also commonly caused by equipment failures, defective products, dangerous road conditions and poor or inaccurate signage.

Car accidents can occur almost anywhere including highways, streets, parking lots, businesses, residences and schools.  Some common types of auto accidents are head-on-collision, intersection (stop sign or red-light violation), rear-end, vehicle vs. vehicle, vehicle vs. pedestrian (including bicycles) and vehicle vs. object (i.e. tree, building, post, guardrail).

COMMON INJURIES RESULTING FROM CAR ACCIDENTS

Auto accidents are often severe and result in serious injuries.  Common auto accident injuries include traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, broken bones, amputations, neck and back injuries, whiplash and wrongful death.

Some injuries caused by car accidents have delayed onset and may not be realized for days, months or years following the incident.  Insurance companies will use this fact against you to deny you compensation for your injuries.  This is another reason you need an experienced lawyer if you were injured in an auto accident.

A car accident can affect every aspect of your life, including your abilities to make a living, fulfill your marriage and family responsibilities, and enjoy your life.  Insurance companies will pay you little or nothing for these losses and will use their lawyers to dispute them in court.  Talk to a proven car accident attorney in San Diego before you talk to an insurance company.

HIRE A TOP CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY IN SAN DIEGO TO AVOID INSURANCE TRICKS

Insurance companies often try to place fault on the victim, a very common legal ploy.  The insurance lawyers argue that you caused the accident, so therefore you should not be entitled to any money.  Our law firm has seen some fairly extreme examples of this tactic revealing a complete lack of moral conscience in order to reduce or eliminate their financial obligation. You need an experienced lawyer if you wish to get fair compensation from your motor vehicle accident.

YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECOVER FOR YOUR INJURIES

If you were injured in a car accident, your recovery is not limited to your current and future medical care (including any procedures or surgeries).  You may also be able to recover for medication, medical devices, lost wages and income potential, vehicle repairs or replacement, emotional distress, lost enjoyment of life and pain and suffering.

Spouses, children and parents of people who die in car accidents caused by someone else’s negligence may file a wrongful death claim.  Such claims may include loss of financial support, medical expenses related to the accident, lost companionship, funeral and burial costs, pain and suffering, and other intangible losses like guidance and care.

Some car accidents involve children.  These cases present special issues which require particular knowledge of the legal and medical issues involved, including calculation of future damages.

Some car accidents involve UBER, LYFT and other rideshare vehicles.  Accidents involving rideshare vehicles present a unique set of legal issues specific to rideshares.  We have the specific knowledge and experience necessary to navigate such claims.

From our experience, insurance companies will not offer you anywhere near the full value of your losses unless you are represented by a proven car accident lawyer.  They will do whatever they can to minimize your settlement or not compensate you at all.  Before you talk to an insurance company, enlist the help of a proven accident attorney like James Iagmin.  Jim has more than 20 years of experience as a car accident lawyer and has a proven track record of producing great results for his clients.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU WERE INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT

From our experience, following these practical steps will help you ensure the best possible recovery for your injuries:

-Immediately seek treatment for all injuries

-Keep accurate records of all treatment

-Keep accurate records of the event (police reports, photos, videos, witness statements)

-Contact a proven car accident attorney immediately (*before you contact an insurance company)

SCHEDULE YOUR FREE STRATEGY SESSION WITH A TOP SAN DIEGO CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER

Schedule a free strategy session with our attorneys in San Diego.  You will receive a well written summary of the facts of your case for free.  Your case will receive personalized attention from one of the top car accident lawyers in San Diego.  We offer our clients a no-pay guarantee.  You don’t pay us unless we win your case.