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Farar & Lewis LLP is a top rated law firm, with over 40 years of combined experience. Our attorneys have won over $100 million, in combined verdicts and settlements for our clients. You deserve compensation for your pain and suffering, and it's our job to get it for you.

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Personal Injury Lawyers

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Personal Attention

At Farar & Lewis LLP, we pride ourselves on our ability to be there for our clients, 24/7 when tragedy or questions arise. Every single one of our clients has access to their assigned lawyer.
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Respected Los Angeles Car Accident Lawyers

We’re proud to say that our personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles, are recognized as leaders in the state of California. Our firm has won millions, in compensation for our clients.
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No Fee Ever. Unless We Win.

Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys are on your team. That means we’re with you 100% of the way. We prove this, by never charging any upfront fees.
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It's simple. There's NO upfront fee for our services. We offer a risk free consultation.

A Practice Dedicated Exclusively To Helping Injury Victims

If you have been injured in an auto accident or another type of accident that you did not cause, it is important that you seek the advice of a qualified California personal injury attorney who knows the law and has the ability to secure the compensation you deserve. At the law firm of Farar & Lewis LLP, we represent Southern California clients through some of the most difficult times of their lives.

We know how overwhelming it can be for injury victims to deal with overzealous insurance adjusters who want to settle their claims for as little as possible. We take the burden of the legal issues off your shoulders and work directly with the insurance company to negotiate a settlement that provides the medical care and financial support necessary to facilitate your recovery. If a fair settlement cannot be negotiated, we will take your case to court.

Our Iron-Clad Commitment To YOU

We are committed to you and your right to no-nonsense legal representation, timely communication and full compensation. We pride ourselves on providing punctual and honest case assessments.

Our team of trial lawyers has over 40 years of combined experience, fighting on behalf of victims all over the state of California. get a free consultation

RECENT CASE RESULTS

Motorcyclist Suffers From Automobile Accident
600,000.00
SETTLEMENT
Premises Liability/Trip and Fall
300,000
SETTLEMENT
Premises Liability/Trip and Fall
1,300,000.00
SETTLEMENT
Auto vs. Auto
500,000
SETTLEMENT
Pedestrian suffers from automobile accident
240,000.00
SETTLEMENT
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Why do I have to use my own PIP insurance?

If you have been involved in a car accident where you are not at fault, you may be wondering why you still have to use your own PIP (Personal Injury Protection) insurance. If you live in New York and other no-fault states, then the law provides that your insurer needs to cater for some of your medical bills or lost wages if you have to be away from work. This law stands regardless of who was at fault in the accident. This legislation was introduced in no-fault states to make the process of filing and paying insurance claims easier. This is especially so for smaller claims. Bear in mind that you would otherwise have to wait for the party at fault to be determined before you can make a claim for bodily injuries.

Personal Injury Protection Benefits

No-Fault PIP is designed to offer prompt payments regardless of whether the accident was due to negligence. PIP is not contingent on who was at fault. It is important to understand that PIP insurance covers for medical or health expenses, loss of earnings, and other medical expenses as a result of the injuries you have sustained. There is often a set limit as to how much PIP you can receive. It is important to consult with a personal injury lawyer to know the limit that applies to you.

The main objective behind PIP is to help restore the health of injured parties to their state before the accident. New York is a no-fault state, as such, you can only file a lawsuit if the economic loss of your injuries exceeds the benefits provided by your PIP. This is especially the case for serious injuries such as head concussions, loss of limbs, and temporary or physical disabilities.

It is important to bear in mind that, No-fault PIP will not cater for auto body repair or damages to property. For this, you will have to settle with the insurance of the driver at fault. You can seek the expertise of a personal injury or car accident lawyer to help your recover for damages to your car or property. PIP is also tied to health insurance. This means that it will pay first for injuries sustained in a car accident.

PIP can also cover for child care expenses. If you have suffered injuries and cannot attend to your children, the cover can pay for a baby sitter. This policy can also pay for household services if you can no longer perform your household chores.

PIP also pays for relatives who live with you and sustained injuries in a car accident. The same will cover for any economic losses to your relatives caused by the injuries. PIP also covers for passengers in your car provided they reside in New York. There are polices that will also cover for injuries outside of New York. You need to talk to your insurer to determine the coverage scope.

In New York, PIP pays $50,000 per person, a death benefit of $2,000, 80% of lost earnings, payable up to $2,000/month, and $25 per day for additional services that you may require as you recover.

Cooperation is expected when filing a claim

When filing for a PIP insurance claim, you need to cooperate for your claim to processed faster. There are state laws enacted to this effect. For instance, the insurance provider expects a recorded statement explaining the details of the accident. The insurance company may also send you to one of the doctors in their networks for examination. They may also need to talk with your employer to ascertain your employment and remuneration information. Failure to comply or cooperate can lead to a claim denial or a legal termination of the claim benefits.

Policy holders should note that the claims will not be paid if you were committing a felony at the time of the accident. PIP does not also cover for intentional injuries. You might feel it is unfair for you to file a PIP claim if you were not at fault. However, the law stipulates that each driver should be compensated for medical expenses by their own insurer. It is crucial to ensure that you get PIP insurance. Having to pay for injuries from your own pocket can leave you financially drained.

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