Los Angeles, CA asked in Car Accidents for California

Q: I was injured in a car accident while in police custody how much can I sue for

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

A: Depends on your injuries, medical expenses, permanent injuries, loss of income, available insurance coverage, etc. If the collision was the fault of the police, you need to file a tort claim within 6 months of the date of the collision. You should probably talk to an attorney before doing anything on your own.

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

A: no one can answer that question without a lot more info.

it is like calling a doc and asking for a diagnosis over the phone.......s/he needs history, blood tests, imaging etc

the value is base on the injury and who is at fault.......how long do you treat? what are your residual issues? Loss of Earnings etc etc

if you are going to sue a governmental entity you must file notice of a claim within 6 months.

do yourself a favor and contact a local PI lawyer on this list or via google.

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