I slipped and fell on loose pavement gravel next to our dumpster in alley way behind my apartment complex while taking trash out. Now I have a broken elbow & possibly more & am being referred to an orthopedic.
It is very dependent on what condition caused you to slip and fall. In California, property owners are not the insurers of the safety of those on their property but they must warn of any known dangerous conditions and they must take reasonable steps to learn of any dangerous conditions and either...Read more »
Light had turned red and there was no car even near the intersection in oncoming traffic - the only car I saw was far away enough that even if it were a green light (and they were going the speed limit) I would have been able to turn safely, clearly the other car was speeding very fast when they... Read more »
From what you've described, you are not liable. As a practical matter, it may be difficult to prove your version of the story if the other driver claims they entered on a green light. Were there any witnesses? Passengers? I would make sure to tell your insurance company your side of the story,...Read more »
Because you did not have insurance, in California, Prop 213 will prevent you from making a claim for pain and suffering. Assuming you can show it was not your fault, you can still recover for medical bills incurred, property damage, and loss of earnings.
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