Pacific Palisades, CA (April 18, 2023) — A total of nine people have been reported injured following a severe multi-vehicle car crash this Saturday in Pacific Palisades. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the accident happened at around 9:00 PM at 14800 Pacific Coast Highway. Authorities claim that the crash involved five vehicles and that two of the nine people injured are in critical condition.
So far, the cause of the crash is still under investigation. There is currently no information regarding the ages or genders of any of the victims. However, it is believed that the remaining seven injured victims do not have life-threatening injuries.
Peerali Law Wishes the Victims a Quick, Thorough Recovery
Our hearts go out to the victims of this horrible accident and their families. While authorities haven’t been able to determine the cause of the crash, we hope that their investigation yields some results. If it is found that negligence played a role in the accident, the responsible party should be held accountable for their actions. Those who were critically injured in this crash may never be the same, and we wish them a good recovery.
Knowing Your Rights to Damages as a Car Accident Victim
Whether you or a loved one is injured in an accident, it’s essential that you know your legal options for pursuing damages. In California, victims injured in a multi-vehicle car crash through no fault of their own are able to pursue both economic and noneconomic damages. This includes tangible losses as well as intangible losses. Some examples of economic damages include:
- Lost wages during recovery,
- Reduced earning capacity,
- Medical treatment costs, and
- Vehicle and other property repairs.
These tangible losses can be measured by receipts, pay stubs, estimates, and more. However, for losses that cannot be quantified, victims may also pursue noneconomic damages, which include compensation for:
- Lower quality of life,
- Permanent disability,
- Loss of consortium,
- Severe disfigurement,
- Mental anguish, and
- Pain and suffering.
To understand how these damages may apply to a claim, it is important to speak with a knowledgeable car accident attorney. Insurance companies often ignore the long-term effects that injuries can have on your livelihood. However, an attorney will make sure that those considerations are included in any settlement demand.
Injured in a Car Wreck? Peerali Law Is Here to Help
If you were injured in this multi-vehicle car crash in California or one similar, we are here for you. At Peerali Law, our attorneys understand what is at risk for accident victims. That’s why we take cases head-on from day one, being proactive and persistent in our effort to get people justice. Our attorneys know that filing a personal injury claim is a stressful process, so they put their experience to work to ease the emotional burden on clients. To schedule a free consultation, call Peerali Law at 818-688-4050 or send us a message. We’re proud to serve clients throughout California from our office in Los Angeles.