The following information includes frequently asked personal injury questions. The answers stated are general in nature and are not intended to apply to every personal injury situation. Each case is different and carries its own set of circumstances which must be taken into consideration by competent legal counsel. By contacting Attorney Amador L. Corona, you can receive a personal consultation regarding your specific legal claim.
What is Personal Injury?
Personal Injury consists of any physical or mental injury to a person that is caused by another person's negligence or harmful act. Personal injury is often referred to as bodily injury and can occur in a wide variety of ways. The following are some of the most common types of accidents involving in personal injury:
- Auto Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Dog Bites
- Wrongful Death
- Dangerous or Defective Product Injuries
What financial compensation can I recover in a personal injury claim?
Accident victims are entitled to recover monetary damages for all losses and expenses suffered from the accident. Damages may include recovery for all of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost Wages, including overtime
- Pain & Suffering
- Physical Disability
- Emotional Trauma
- Mental Disability
- Property Damage
How do I know if I need an attorney?
If you have been seriously injured you need an experienced personal injury attorney on your side. The insurance companies have lawyers and so should you. Amador Corona has the experience and knowledge to get you the maximum dollars for your injury. State laws require that you file your claim within a specific period of time. Attorney Amador L. Corona can advise you on the applicable statute of limitations for your injury case and guide you through the entire claim process.
What is a Contingency Fee?
A contingency fee is an agreement that is used by Attorney Corona in personal injury cases it means that you pay nothing up front. A contingency fee is paid as a percentage of your monetary recovery; typically it is one third of the awarded settlement. A contingency fee is often advertised as follows: "there is no fee unless we win your case."
If I have a personal injury case, do I have to go to court?
Most cases in California are settled out of court between opposing lawyers, or by your lawyer and the insurance company. Attorney Amador Corona has 29 years of experience in fighting insurance companies and obtaining compensation for thousands of accident victims.
If you or someone you know needs the assistance of an experienced personal injury lawyer, contact Attorney Amador L. Corona at 800-783-1716 or complete the contact form on this site to begin your free consultation.