CAN AN UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT MAKE AN INJURY CLAIM?
Yes, an undocumented immigrant can seek damages for injuries suffered in an accident. Many hardworking Californians are undocumented. California law protects the undocumented immigrant hurt in a car collision.
IMMIGRATION STATUSCalifornia law states that a person's immigration status is not relevant. A person's status cannot be used against him or her when seeking fair compensation for injuries suffered in a car crash.
Our lawmakers understood the importance of protecting the rights of undocumented people. Our laws ensure that an injured person in California receives fair and just compensation regardless of their immigration status.
CONCLUSIONAn undocumented immigrant does not need to live in fear of being deported if she is injured and seeks compensation. At MCIS, we will make sure you receive maximum compensation regardless of your immigration status. Call now for a free consultation.