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HOW LONG DO CAR ACCIDENT SETTLEMENTS TAKE?

Vehicle use is so common in the United States that in 2022, less than 6% of people aged 16 and over did not drive regularly or occasionally. High traffic volumes are one reason motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) occur daily. In 2019, more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. were involved in MVAs, which injured over 2.7 million people…

May 1, 2024

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Are Slip-And-Fall Cases Hard To Win?

If you or a loved one have fallen on another person’s property and sustained injury as a result, you may be entitled to compensation. Our Sacramento slip-and-fall lawyers at Sette Law are highly trained in handling all levels of slip-and-fall cases, making us the ideal choice for handling your slip-and-fall claims. While slip-and-fall cases can…

April 11, 2024

A woman squatting and holding her head in distress as she inspects the damage to her vehicle after a car accident.

How Much Can Someone Sue For A Car Accident?

Nearly 4,300 people were injured and killed in Sacramento car accidents in 2021, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. Compensation would be available through a successful car accident lawsuit for those motorists, motorcyclists, and others who suffered injury because of someone else’s carelessness.  However, considerable differences exist between what one injured person receives…

April 10, 2024

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What Does A Car Accident Lawyer Do?

If you’ve recently been injured in a car accident, you might be thinking about whether hiring a car accident lawyer is worth the time and money. Car accident injury compensation usually comes through a driver’s insurance policy. Because of that, people often think they can just submit an insurance claim on their own.  It might…

April 4, 2024

A 3D rendering of what a whiplash looks like while in a car accident.

Can You Get A Concussion From Whiplash?

Each year, approximately three million people in the United States suffer from whiplash. Injuries from sports and recreational activities account for up to three million concussions, a figure that does not include concussions from car accidents or falls.  Since whiplash is a neck injury and a concussion is a brain injury, you might be surprised…

April 2, 2024

A damaged vehicle with its bumper removed after a car accident.

Who Is Liable For A Car Accident, The Owner Or The Driver?

Determining liability in a car accident situation can be difficult, especially when it is unclear whether the owner or the driver should be held responsible for the damages incurred. If you find yourself in a situation where it is unclear who should be held liable for any injuries or damages caused in a car accident,…

March 26, 2024

A car accident lawyer reviewing a contract agreement with a client. Next to them is the scales of justice and a gavel.

How Much Does A Car Accident Lawyer Cost?

Being involved in a car accident can often be a traumatic and sometimes life-altering experience for those who are unfortunate enough to fall victim to this type of incident. Many times, the aftermath of a car accident can turn a person’s life upside-down, and worrying about whether or not you can afford a car accident…

March 6, 2024

A woman with a broken arm in a sling is using her laptop.

When To Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

When filing a personal injury claim, navigating the legal processes can be complex and overwhelming. Attempting to reach a settlement with insurance companies can be equally stressful. Whether you were involved in a slip-and-fall accident or car accident, experienced medical malpractice, or sustained injuries due to the negligence of another, knowing when to hire a…

February 26, 2024

A man and woman stand outside their vehicles after a car accident. They are discussing the damage of their vehicles.

Is California a No-Fault State?

If you or your loved ones have been in a car accident in the state of California, it’s important to understand your rights and know what to anticipate when filing a case in an at-fault state like California. Our experienced car accident attorneys at Sette Law can help guide you through what to anticipate when…

February 8, 2024

A severely damaged vehicle after a car accident.

Is It Worth Getting An Attorney For A Car Accident? | Sette Law Office

A car accident can be physically and mentally taxing, especially if you have suffered injuries and are now facing mounting medical bills. In California, victims have the right to hold other drivers accountable for their negligence during a car accident. Working with an experienced Sacramento car accident lawyer can help significantly minimize the stress you…

February 2, 2024