Any attorney licensed to practice in California may help you with your claim. Contact a lawyer right away because if you wait too long you may ruin your case if you do not get proper treatment. Most attorneys work on a contingency fee basis and require no fees for a consultation. Hope you feel better soon and this gets taken care of.
There is no way to answer this question without all of the relevant facts. It sounds like you are not done treating if you are now seeing a psychiatrist about this and you would need to complete treatment before the case could be properly evaluated. Consult a personal injury attorney on this matter.
First of all, I hope no one was injured due to this unfortunate circumstance. Only the driver would be held liable for an accident involving texting behind the wheel, not the person he was exchanging texts with at the time of the crash. Tell your friend to put his cell phone out of reach or turn it off while driving so he is not tempted to repeat his mistake. Texting and driving is extremely dangerous and impairs one's ability to drive similar to drunk driving.
I'm not sure why you would handle this claim yourself. Request a free consultation with a California attorney who specializes in personal injury. Let the attorney do the work and make sure this child gets the treatment they require to completely recover. Sorry you are going through this.
First of all, I'm sorry that this happened to you. The best thing you can do is hire a personal injury attorney here in California to represent you and the attorney should contact the insurance company and let them know that you are now represented and now they will have to work with the attorney. The insurance company is trying to bully you into settling your case for the lowest amount possible, but clients who are represented by an attorney typically obtain better results than if they attempt...
Those who are injured in a car accident need not only immediate medical attention, but possibly ongoing physical therapy and may also have permanent injuries. An inexperienced attorney may try to quickly settle your case to obtain a fast 25% commission, but be aware that once you have settled you cannot go back and get more money if you have more related health problems. Sometimes what may appear to be a bargain is really a costly mistake. I hope you are taken care of by whoever you choose.
Contact a personal injury attorney immediately. These types of cases are difficult to pursue on your own. They will set you up with medical care and most work on contingency fee basis meaning you pay nothing up front for the attorney or the doctor.
Any lawyer who is licensed in California can handle your car accident case. Most paperwork can be done online and many attorneys will come to you if needed. Attorneys typically provide a contract that you should read through before signing. Be careful. Some attorneys will advertise a lower percentage than others, but often they are inexperienced and will try to settle your case for less than its value because they are ill-equipped to further negotiate or take a case to court.
First of all, I hope you are feeling better. Next, the driver who rear-ended the vehicle is likely the at-fault driver liable for your injuries and responsible for compensation for your financial losses including medical bills, lost time off work and other costs. Your insurance and the insurance of the driver could be supplemental if the responsible driver has insufficient coverage to pay your losses.
For example, if the responsible driver's insurance is $15,000 and your bills are $50,000,...