Car Accidents Archives - The Mason Law FirmThe Mason Law Firm

661.476.5678

1.800.577.0149

We meet our clients by accident.

Search by tag: car-accidents

Insurance Policy Lapses, driving without insurance, auto insurance, personal injury attorney

Don’t Let Your Auto Insurance Policy Lapse in Between Coverages

Insurance Policy Lapses? Did you know that if you get into a car accident, you cannot receive compensation for pain and suffering unless you yourself have valid auto insurance as well – even if you are not at fault for the accident? California Law That’s right – under California law, regardless of fault, an uninsured […]

Car Accidents, Mason Law Firm, Santa Clarita, Personal Injury Lawyer

Car Accidents and the Importance of Early Treatment

“Yesterday, I was having settlement discussions with an insurance adjuster about one of my cases.   The case involves a car accident and liability is not being contested.  The adjuster’s initial offer was $2,000 below the client’s medical bills. Delaying Medical Treatment Why you ask? Because the client did not seek medical treatment until 30 days after the car accident.  This delay […]

Personal Injuries and Punitive Damages

Personal Injury Lawyer April 9, 2016

Personal Injuries and Punitive Damages

Within recent years, the term “punitive damages” has been thrown around, sometimes by those who do not fully understand or appreciate the term.  What are punitive damages? Punitive damages, also referred to as exemplary damages, are awarded by the jury (or a judge in a bench trial) to compensate an injured party for losses he […]

Accident or a Slip and Fall?

Accident or a Slip and Fall?

If you are injured in an accident or a slip and fall (or some other personal injury event), be sure that you mention all of your injuries to your doctors after the injury causing incident regardless of the reason for your visit to the doctor. Why is this important? If you end up filing a […]

Do I need an Injury Lawyer?

Personal Injury Attorney April 9, 2016

Do I Need an Injury Lawyer?

I have often been asked: “ Do I Need an Injury Lawyer or can I handle my personal injury case on my own? ” I can respond by quoting Abraham Lincoln, who once said: “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.” But, I usually put it this way: “You wake up one […]

What to do after a car accident

What To Do After A Car Accident

Getting into a car accident is not your everyday event and no one likes or expects to get into a car accident.  Do you know what to do if you were involved in an accident today?  Well, here is a simple guideline on what to do and what not to do after a car accident. 1.   Stay […]

Laws and Lawsuits

Personal Injury Lawyer April 9, 2016

Laws and Lawsuits

Greedy insurance companies (backed by big, powerful and greedy corporations) have been fighting against the legal system, and particularly against Plaintiffs and their attorneys for years, usually by using propaganda ads and by sensationalizing single cases out of thousands of legitimate claims and lawsuits. But have you ever given thought as to how instrumental the […]

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

California law requires that all motorists carry automobile liability insurance. However, this law often gives motorists a false sense of security, resulting in motorists declining to carry uninsured motorist coverage which could come back and haunt them when an accident occurs. Here are some reasons why it is important to carry uninsured motorist coverage: Although […]