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Santa Barbara Car Accident Lawyer- What is Negligence

When you are injured a car accident it is known as a personal injury case. When injured, you will need the assistance of an aggressive car accident lawyer to assist you in your case.

If a lawsuit is filed, a lawyer will need to prove the other party was negligent. Negligence is a legal term. Under California Civil Code Section 1714(a), “Everyone is responsible, not only for the result of his or her willful acts, but also for an injury occasioned to another by his or her want of ordinary care or skill in the management of his or her property or person…”

In a Santa Barbara car accident case, negligence can be found in many different acts. If someone is speeding and hits your vehicle, the speeder may be found negligent. If someone is texting while driving and is not paying attention and then hits your vehicle, the tester may be found negligent.

If negligence is proven, an aggressive personal injury lawyer, like Morales Law, will be able to maximize your financial recovery. Morales Law will argue to receive payment for your medical bills, loss of income, loss of earning capacity, future lost wages, future medical bills, general damages, pain and suffering, loss of companionship, etc.

If you have been in an accident, do not speak to the defendant’s insurance company. Call Morales Law today for a free consultation. In personal injury cases, you only pay a percentage of the money we get for you. Call today for your free consultation and get the compensation you deserve.