Personal injuries vary in how and why they occur, their severity, and the lawsuits or claims that may follow them. Nonetheless, most personal injury lawsuits comprise similar details and needs.

Essentially, personal injury accidents are those that result from the carelessness, recklessness, negligence, or intentional conduct of another person. As a result, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses.

Of course, the most common injury claims focus on car accidents. Considering that California has one of the highest rates of traffic-related fatalities and is among the top three states in terms of traffic deaths, this is especially pertinent in the Golden State.

But regardless of the origin of your injury, the process of filing a claim is generally the same. And no matter the circumstances of your incident, it’s important to see a lawyer as soon as you can in order to safeguard your legal rights.

So, how do personal injury lawsuits work in Orange County and in California at large? Read on to learn more and safeguard your legal rights in the aftermath of an accident that’s left you with injuries or other damages.