Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to hire the Nazarian Law Firm?
The Nazarian Law Firm works on a contingency fee basis, which mean there are no up-front costs for you. Our firm only gets paid If we win your case.
Who will be handling my case?
You will have an experienced attorney handle your case from the beginning to the end. A case manager will also be assigned to the attorney to help assist you with all of your needs.
What do I do if I have been in an accident?
Please click the link below for a free pdf on what to do if you are involved in an accident. You can keep the PDF in the glove compartment of your car for easy access.
Is the information I share confidential?
All of the information shared with the Nazarian Law Firm is considered to be privileged and confidential. It is extremely important that you do not hold back any information and share any details that are relevant to your case. The info you share such as prior injuries, what other parties said, and even what the weather was like are important to your case. Even if you do not retain our firm all of the information you share will stay confidential.
What kinds of cases do you handle?
The Nazarian Law Firm handles all types of personal injury cases whether they are simple rear end cases or complicated wrongful death cases. We treat every client the exact same no matter how big or small the case is.
How long will my case take to settle?
Your case can take several months or several years to settle depending on the situation. It depends on many factors such as the amount of injury and treatment you need, the complications of liability, and the defendant in the case. You have a 2-year statute of limitations for any personal injury matter, which means you have 2 years from the date of injury to file a lawsuit.
How do I know if the Nazarian Law Firm is Right for me?
We offer free consultations, we work on contingency, we are available 24/7, we work with medical providers who do not charge clients fees up front, have an amazing track record, and are known for treating our clients as individuals instead of a paycheck.
How much is my case worth?
There are many factors that go into the valuation of a case. An attorney cannot give you a proper valuation without getting all of the details of the case. Some factors include determination of liability, witness statements, your injury, insurance policy limits, and others. Compensation will include medical bills, loss of wages, pain and suffering, emotional anguish, and loss of future earning capacity.
What should I have available for my first meeting with the Nazarian Law Firm?
You should bring all documents that would be relevant to your case. Documents for personal injury matters will include but are not limited to: police reports, car estimates, pictures of the accident, witness statement, videos, insurance documents, and medical documents. Please bring all documents, we will make copies and return the originals.
Do I have to pay for a consultation with the Nazarian Law Firm?
All consultations are free of charge and cost you nothing. Our attorneys will come to you at home or the hospital if you cannot travel. Please reach out with any of your legal problems today!
What is a lien?
A lien is a way for a medical provider to ensure they are paid for their services. Many of the medical providers the Nazarian Law Firm works with provide treatments on lien so that there are no out of pocket costs for our clients.
Can an attorney settle a case without my approval?
An attorney cannot settle a case without the consent of their client. At the Nazarian Law Firm we can give advice on whether a settlement is favorable or not but at the end of the day you must make the final decision to accept or deny.
Why do I need a Lawyer?
Insurance companies are not in the business of giving away money. They fight for every penny and will take advantage of anyone who doesn’t know the nuances of the insurance world. It is important to have an attorney who will zealously fight for your rights and get you compensated properly.
Should I call the Police when I get into an accident?
You should always call the police when you are in an accident and especially if someone is injured. The police will come and investigate the accident. They will also facilitate the exchange of information between parties. The police report is an independent unbiased piece of evidence that can be key to getting you the maximum recovery in your case. Make sure to preserve all evidence for the police and take pictures and videos of anything relevant to your case.
Should I talk to my insurance adjuster?
All adjusters are trained to make your life difficult by minimizing the amount of money they will pay out to you. They can use anything you say to them to reduce your recovery. The Nazarian Law Firm recommends that you do not say to your adjuster or sign anything without first consulting an attorney about your case.
Is my case too small for a lawyer?
The Nazarian Law Firm works on all difference case sizes no matter how big or small. Reach out today to one of our attorneys and get advice whether your case is about a wrongful death or involves soft tissue injuries.
What is negligence?
For any personal injury claim, the victim must be injured by the negligence of another whether it is an individual or an entity. Negligence is the failure to exercise the care toward others which a reasonable or prudent person would do in the circumstances, or taking action, which such a reasonable person would not.
Can I recover damages if I was partially at fault for my injuries?
California is a comparative negligence state where every party can be assigned an exact percentage of fault. You will recover according to the percentage of fault attributed to your actions.
What Damages can I recover for my injuries?
There are different factors to take into consideration and each case is completely different. You are entitled to property damage, pain and suffering, emotional anguish, medical bills, loss of income, loss of earning capacity and loss of use of your vehicle. Each case has different damages and you should consult with an attorney for more details.
What if I don’t want to go to court?
If you don’t want to go to court that can be expressed to your attorney. For strategic purposes our attorneys will hold the threat of trial over the defendant, but we cannot file a lawsuit without your consent. Furthermore, over 90% of our cases settle before a lawsuit is even filed.
How long do I have to file a lawsuit?
You have 2 years from the date of injury for most personal injury cases, but for cases against the city it is 6-months, and for medical malpractice cases you only have a year. It is important to reach out to reach out to an attorney to get the answers you need today!
Can I sue the Government, city or county?
Yes, you can sue a government entity for negligence or their employees for negligence. You must act quickly though because the statute of limitations is much shorter for these claims and you don’t want to miss your opportunity to bring a claim.
Should I sign my settlement release?
You shouldn’t sign any documents without consulting any attorney to make sure you are not signing away any of your rights. Insurance companies never act in your best interest and will try to give you the short end of the stick every time. You should hire the Nazarian Law Firm to be your Sword and Shield against these insurance companies.