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What Is the Average Car Accident Settlement in California?

Suppose you were injured in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence. In that case, it’s understandable that you want to know the typical car accident settlement amounts for California claims. However, there is no specific car accident settlement amount we can share with you. Every car accident is different and will resolve for a different settlement amount....

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What’s the Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death in California?

Losing a loved one is an awful experience that too many California families go through every year. And while the at-fault party may end up facing criminal charges, this doesn’t help the family cope with the short- and long-term costs of losing that person. California law recognizes this through the California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60, more commonly known...

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How to Prove Fault in a Wrongful Death Case

Losing a loved one in an accident can be extremely difficult. While no monetary amount can compensate you for the sudden loss of your family member, a wrongful death lawsuit can help you deal with the financial challenges you are facing. Here, we will discuss how to prove fault and other wrongful death elements. What Is a Wrongful Death...

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Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

Auto accidents are caused by numerous factors. Some of the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents on California’s roads are provided below. If you or a loved one have sustained serious injuries due to an auto accident and seeks answers to any legal questions, feel free to contact our law offices toll-free at 888-999-9394. Distracted Driving According to numerous...

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Patent Law Damages: Reasonable Royalty

After a finding of infringement has been established, the analysis shifts to the appropriate scope and nature of damages.  Under 35 U.S.C. § 284, a patent holder whose patent is infringed is entitled to at least a reasonable royalty.  Absent sufficient proof supporting a claim for lost profits, the patent holder is entitled to a reasonable royalty for all...

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How To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

Hiring a personal injury lawyer can be a daunting task.  Not only are you forced to cope with the perils associated with your accident and injuries, but you have to hire an individual who you not only trust, but also feel confident in their abilities.  For most people who have never had to go through the litigation process, they...

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Contract Negotiation Tips

1.     Put It In Writing.  You have nothing to lose by putting your agreement in writing.  Make sure to properly document all agreed-upon terms in writing even during the negotiation process, whether by way of a formal contract or a short email. 2.     Be Prepared. Before beginning any negotiation, you should know your goals and the desired outcome.  You...

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Lemon Law Basics

Lemons: A Common Occurrence Auto defects are a common occurrence.  Each year, car manufacturers buy back an estimated 100,000 lemons.   It is important to note, however, that in the vast majority of those buybacks, the consumers pursued his/her lemon law claims by retaining an attorney.  As such, to get the compensation you deserve, you should consult with an...

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Is California a No-Fault State?

At our nation’s foundational level, we operate as a federalist system – meaning that our country is composed of various states. While retaining some degree of independence, our states all cede a certain degree of that independence and decision-making authority to the higher level of government (i.e., the federal government). One of the main consequences of having a federalist...

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What’s the Average Personal Injury Settlement Amount in California?

Personal injuries happen every single day, leaving victims with injuries, property damage, and financial strain. But what is a personal injury, and what is an average personal injury settlement amount? The Farzam Law Firm can answer these and many other questions, helping you recover emotionally and financially.  What Is a Personal Injury? A personal injury is a harm caused...

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