If you suffered an injury in a car accident, on someone else's property or at the hands of someone else, the person or entity responsible for your accident should also be responsible for covering associated expenses. The amount you may receive in compensation can vary broadly based on the type of injury you suffered, where it occurred and how much it is expected to impact you in the future. In considering these variables, you will find it important to understand the different types of compensation so you can determine what kind best fits your specific circumstances.
California dog owners lead the nation in numbers. They own the most dogs, with at least one dog in residence in nearly 40% of their households. They also spend the most on tax-paid euthanasia, and pay out more through insurance dog bite settlements than any other U.S. state. Clearly, dog ownership is quite popular here. But, as State Farm has reported, so are dog bites. And it's important to note that California is a strict liability state with respect to dog attacks.
Although fuel costs have gone down substantially over the last few years, people still continue to choose walking over driving in suburban and urban areas. While statistically speaking, pedestrians are much less likely to be involved in a fatal or near fatal accident, there is always a possibly that a vehicle can strike a pedestrian.