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Los Angeles Car Accident Lawyer

Legally Reviewed By: Michael A. Akselrud

Car accidents cause catastrophic injuries and claim the lives of beloved family members. In January 2022, LAist reported preliminary data from the Los Angeles Police Department showing that 294 people were killed in Los Angeles car crashes and another 1,479 were seriously injured in 2021. Negligence by careless drivers is the most common cause.

Driving a motor vehicle is a privilege, and every driver owes other motorists a duty of care. The personal injury lawyers at The Lanier Law Firm have seen firsthand how devastating these accidents are. We work tirelessly to ensure car accident victims receive fair compensation.

Dangerous Intersections in Los Angeles

According to ABC7 Los Angeles Eyewitness News, the following intersections and roadways are among the most dangerous in Los Angeles.

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Sherman Way and Sepulveda Boulevard (Van Nuys)
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Manchester Avenue and Figueroa Street (Vermont Knolls)
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Burbank Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard (Van Nuys)

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Van Nuys Boulevard and Roscoe Boulevard (Panorama City)

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Victory Boulevard and Coldwater Canyon Avenue (Valley Glen)

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Tampa Avenue and Nordhoff Street (Northridge)
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Sherman Way and Woodman Avenue (Van Nuys)
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Sherman Way and Coldwater Canyon Avenue (Valley Glen)

How much is a Los Angeles car accident case worth?

Every car accident injury case is unique. The more severe your injuries, the more compensation you may be entitled to claim. The following types of compensation may be available to you.

The state of California does not place limits on compensation.

Compensation most often comes from insurance companies, up to the policy limits. If the available insurance is insufficient, you can sue the at-fault party directly. The personal injury attorneys at The Lanier Law Firm can help you identify negligent third parties that could also be sued, such as a vehicle manufacturer or the city of Los Angeles.

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Insurance Requirements in California

The state of California requires drivers to carry the following liability insurance at a minimum.

  • Bodily injury protection: $15,000 per person, up to $30,000 per accident
  • Property damage: $5,000 per accident

Uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist policies are not required. However, they are highly recommended. We also recommend purchasing more than the minimum liability coverage, as much as you can afford.