Fremont Car Accident Lawyer
Fremont roadways can be crowded, which unfortunately leads to car accidents. If you or someone you love sustains an injury in a crash caused by another driver’s negligence, turn to the team at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger. Our Fremont car accident attorneys will investigate your claim so we can secure maximum compensation on your behalf.
Choose Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger for this case
Before going up against aggressive insurance carriers, seek assistance from an attorney with extensive experience with these cases. Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger is here for you.
- Our Fremont car accident attorneys have been helping injured clients for nearly 60 years, and we have secured more than one billion dollars on behalf of wrongfully injured victims.
- We thoroughly understand how insurance companies operate and how to compel them to treat you fairly.
- We have the resources necessary to conduct a thorough investigation and to reconstruct your car accident case to prove liability.
We understand the cars that victims are often struggling financially, which is why we take Fremont car accident cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we charge no legal fees until after we secure the compensation you deserve.
How do car accidents in Fremont occur?
Car accidents that occur in and around the Fremont area have various causes. At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, our attorneys regularly help clients who have been injured due to another driver:
- Failing to follow traffic laws (speeding, failure to yield, failure to stop)
- Operating while impaired by alcohol or drugs
- Operating while distracted by a phone, another device, or something else in their vehicle
According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, data shows that more than 272,000 total people were injured in traffic crashes during the latest reporting year across the state. Injuries from many of these accidents were severe, and our Fremont car accident lawyers regularly help clients who have sustained broken and dislocated bones, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, internal bleeding or organ damage, and more.
How long do victims have to file a claim?
When we turn to the California Code of Civil Procedure section 335.1, we can see that statute of limitations for California car accident cases is two years. This means the victims have two years to file a personal injury lawsuit in Fremont against an alleged negligent party. While most cases are settled through insurance carriers, a lawsuit may be necessary if a claim is rejected or a settlement offer is too low.
What types of compensation are available for this case?
If you or a loved one had been injured in a Fremont car accident, there may be various types of compensation available for your case. The total amount awarded will vary depending on the factors related to each particular accident. At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, we have extensive experience helping clients recover compensation in these cases, including an $8.8 million jury verdict for a child who suffered a head injury after an automobile accident and a $2.75 million settlement for a car accident caused by defective highway design.
Our attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case in order to secure coverage of your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering damages, and more. When you need a Fremont car accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (415) 899-2919.