Anaheim Pedestrian Accident Attorney

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Anaheim Pedestrian Accident Attorney

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Pedestrian accidents can be devastating, often resulting in significant injuries that lead to long-term consequences. At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo, we are here to help if you need an Anaheim pedestrian accident attorney by your side. We have experience handling these complex claims, and our goal is to make sure pedestrian accident victims recover the compensation they are entitled to if their injury was caused by the negligence of another party.

Why Choose DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo For Your Pedestrian Claim?

  • At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo, we have a track record of success handling complex injury claims throughout Anaheim and the state of California.
  • We understand the processes involved with handling a successful pedestrian accident claim so you can recover compensation for your losses.
  • If you cannot make it to us due to your injuries, we will come to you to offer free consultation on your claim.

How Will an Attorney Help Your Pedestrian Accident Case?

Individuals without much legal assistance may struggle to recover compensation after an Anaheim pedestrian accident occurs. However, when you have a legal advocate on your side, you will have the resources necessary to take your case all the way to trial if necessary.

Your pedestrian accident lawyer, not you, will be responsible for investigating the incident and gathering the evidence necessary to prove liability. They will speak to eyewitnesses, obtain the evidence you may not even know about, and handle all communications with the insurance carriers involved.

Your lawyer will work with trusted medical, financial, and economic experts to ensure that your economic and non-economic damages are adequately calculated, and they will fully prepare to take your case to trial if that is what’s needed.

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What Types of Compensation Are Available for an Anaheim Pedestrian Accident Claim?

The team at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo prides itself on pursuing maximum compensation for clients. This means seeking both special and general damages on behalf of pedestrian accident victims in Anaheim.

  • Special damages. These types of losses revolve around expenses that can be calculated by gathering receipts, bills, invoices, and estimates after the pedestrian accident occurs. Some of the most common special damages, also referred to as economic damages, include:
    • Any medical expenses related to the incident
    • Coverage of necessary medical devices or medications
    • Lost wage replacement if the victim cannot work
    • Property damage expenses
    • Coverage of household service expenses
  • General damages. These types of losses revolve around less calculable expenses that a pedestrian accident victim in Anaheim will likely experience. We say they are less calculable because there may not be bills or receipts to adequately show a victim’s:
    • Physical pain and suffering damages
    • Emotional or psychological trauma related to the incident
    • Loss of quality of life caused by a disability or scarring and disfigurement

Regardless of the type of damages, our team is dedicated to pursuing compensation for our clients. We know how important this compensation is to the recovery process, particularly when it comes to ensuring financial stability after an accident.

Paying for a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Paying for a personal injury lawyer in Anaheim is not as difficult as people think. The team at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo is proud to handle these claims on a contingency fee basis. So what does this mean?

First, our team will be responsible for handling any of the upfront costs related to your case. This includes filing fees, the costs of researching and investigating the incident, and the hours put into preparing for the claim. Pedestrian accident victims pay no legal fees until after we successfully recover compensation on their behalf. If we do not win, our clients do not pay. The final legal fees will be calculated based on an agreed-upon percentage of the settlement or jury verdict.

How Long Do You Have to File a Pedestrian Accident Claim?

Pedestrian accident victims in Anaheim need to file their claims as soon as possible. The deadlines put in place by insurance carriers could be as quick as a day or two after the incident occurs, and incidents involving other vehicles almost always revolve around insurance settlements. Report the incident to insurance carriers as soon as possible.

The overall personal injury statute of limitations in California is two years from the date the incident occurs. This means that an Anaheim pedestrian accident victim has a two-year window with which to file a lawsuit against the alleged negligent party, and failing to do so likely means they will not be able to recover the compensation they are entitled to.

Will You Have to Go to Court for Your Case?

Many pedestrian accident victims wonder if they have to actually go to a courtroom and present their case in front of a jury to recover compensation. In most situations, this will not happen. Pedestrian accidents are generally resolved between victims and insurance carriers. However, insurance carriers are not always willing to pay a victim the compensation they are entitled to.

In the event the insurance carrier refuses to offer fair compensation, or if they deny the claim, a victim and their attorney may need to file a personal injury lawsuit in civil court. Even though this does put the case into the court system, there will still be a significant discovery period and likely continued negotiations. Only if two sides cannot reach an agreement will the case need to go to a jury trial, and the victim will have to go to court.

Call an Anaheim Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Today

If you or somebody you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident caused by the negligence of someone else in the Anaheim area, reach out to the team at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo immediately. Let us use our resources to investigate your claim, determine liability, and stand up to the insurance carriers to recover compensation for your losses. When you need an inhuman pedestrian accident attorney, please reach out to us for a free consultation as soon as possible.

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