Lynwood, CA asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California

Q: My girlfriend got rear ended by a driver couple days ago. She contracted AAA which is the at fault driver's insurance.

Adjuster came and said they will give her a rental car and pay for repairs at a shop and give her $1000 for compensation on top of the repairs...csn she get more money or is that the most she can get ?

6 Lawyer Answers
Gerald Barry Dorfman
Gerald Barry Dorfman
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: There is no way to tell without knowing what her injuries are. A couple of days is too soon to know about the extent of injury, anyway. If she is injured at all she needs to get the right medical treatment and a personal injury attorney. It is foolish to handle a personal injury claim without an attorney.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: she can always get more than the ins co offers....but without more info it is hard to tell

she should see a local lawyer asap as well as med providers if she is injured.

in our office if it is more than a few days we do not accept unless major injuries.

William John Light
William John Light
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: She can get more if her injuries/damages are more. If she has been to the doctor and needs any ongoing care, she shouldn't take the money. She should stop talking to AAA and get an attorney.

Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
PREMIUM
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Berkeley, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The amount she could get is based on her injuries and loss of incomne. Consult with a P.I> lawyer nearbt. The consultations are free.

Vivian Francisca Yochelson
Vivian Francisca Yochelson
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Woodland Hills, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If your girlfriend is injured then she should seek medical attention and not accept any amount of money that the insurance carrier is trying to get her to take immediately after the accident.

Often times what we believe to be simple whiplash type of injuries can turn out to be more significant but your girlfriend won’t know that until she sees a doctor.

Alexander Bakhache Perez
Alexander Bakhache Perez
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Fullerton, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: No rush to settle yet, if she is hurt she should go to the doctor first and get checked, feel free to contact an attorney to assist you with this the consult is free.

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