Personal Injury Claims

There are many questions to consider when looking to hire an attorney for your personal injury claim. The Scranton Law Firm prides itself on providing any legal information a potential client might need to make their choice for representation.

Your Personal Injury Lawyer for Back Injuries in California

No matter how severe or long-lasting, a back injury can be life-changing. Depending on how serious your personal injury was, you may experience anything from a few niggling pains to a life-altering disability. It’s vital that you see a doctor after a suspected back...

How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer Near Me?

Going through a personal injury can be exhausting, and any resulting legal process can be incredibly stressful. You need a law firm that you can trust but that’s also easy for you to access. In our experience, a local law firm is the best option to get not only...

Average Payout for a Personal Injury Claim: Slip and Fall

Slip and fall injuries can be sustained in an instant but impact you for a lifetime. You might be walking down a flight of stairs at an airport, mall or workplace when you slip on an unknown substance and take a tumble. You might get lucky and walk away with some...

Average Payout for a Personal Injury Claim: Product Liability

Product liability cases are different to other personal injury cases. Unlike personal injury claims based on becoming the victim of a slip and fall or a car accident, product liability claims are unlikely to be brought up against another private individual. But in...

Average Payout for a Personal Injury Claim: Car Accident

Being the victim of a car accident can be one of the most stressful things we ever go through. There’s the immediate impact of the collision itself to consider, but healing from injuries and dealing with expenses and legalities can stretch on for months. The average...

3 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Help Your Personal Injury Claim

Personal injuries can befall us in all sorts of ways. You may have been the victim of a workplace accident, a car accident or a slip and fall. Injuries caused by negligence aren’t always as cut-and-dry as a broken leg or a wound requiring stitches. Sometimes, injuries...

The six steps to resolving a bike accident

ON SCENE: Take pictures of injuries, the scene, and damage. Get names, addresses and phone numbers. Get insurance information. Get law enforcement’s names, badge numbers, and police report.THE SIX STEPS TO RESOLVING A BIKE ACCIDENT LAWSUIT How long will my personal...

The six steps to resolving a pedestrian accident

ON SCENE: Take pictures of injuries, the scene, and damage. Get names, addresses and phone numbers. Get insurance information. Get law enforcement’s names, badge numbers, and police report.THE SIX STEPS TO RESOLVING A PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT LAWSUIT How long will my...

The six steps to resolving a dog bite accident

ON SCENE: Take pictures of injuries, the scene, and damage. Get names, addresses and phone numbers. Get insurance information. Get law enforcement’s names, badge numbers, and police report.THE SIX STEPS TO RESOLVING A DOG BITE ACCIDENT LAWSUIT How long will my...

The six steps to resolving a slip and fall accident

ON SCENE: Take pictures of injuries, the scene, and damage. Get names, addresses and phone numbers. Get insurance information. Get law enforcement’s names, badge numbers, and police report.THE SIX STEPS TO RESOLVING A SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT LAWSUIT How long will my...

The six steps to resolving a motorcycle accident

ON SCENE: Take pictures of injuries, the scene, and damage. Get names, addresses and phone numbers. Get insurance information. Get law enforcement’s names, badge numbers, and police report.THE SIX STEPS TO RESOLVING A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWSUIT How long will my...

The six steps to resolving an automobile accident

ON SCENE: Take pictures of injuries, the scene, and damage. Get names, addresses and phone numbers. Get insurance information. Get law enforcement’s names, badge numbers, and police report.THE SIX STEPS TO RESOLVING A AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT LAWSUIT How long will my...

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How Do I Find Out If I Am Eligible for Unemployment?

If you have lost your job or had a reduction in hours due to coronavirus, we recommend you file for unemployment benefits as soon as possible. To learn more about how to file, click this link.

Who is eligible for the unemployment expansion benefits?

The unemployment stimulus package provides expanded eligibility to people that are self-employed, independent contractors, freelancers & gig workers. Others affected by COVID-19 including part-time workers, furloughed employees and anyone who can’t physically go to their job is also now eligible.

Are there any extensions to normal unemployment benefits?

Yes. The stimulus bill will provide an additional 13 weeks of unemployment coverage, for a total of 39 weeks.

How Long Do the Coronavirus Unemployment Stimulus Payment Last?

The $600 expansion to normal unemployment payments will last for up to 4 months, until July 31st. After that, unemployment benefits will return to the normal amount, determined by the State.

How Do Unemployment Checks Work? What is Different with the Stimulus Bill?

Typically, someone who is on unemployment is paid half their weekly wages based on what they have earned the previous 4 quarters. The Coronavirus Stimulus Bill will add an additional $600 on top of this amount.

When Will My Stimulus Payment Arrive?

According to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, it’ll take around 3 weeks. For those that need to make changes to their information via the IRS portal, it may take longer.

What If I Need to Change My Address or Direct Deposit Information?

Keep an eye on https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus the IRS said that they will open a portal soon for anyone that needs to make changes to their information to receive their stimulus check.

How Many Stimulus Payments Will I Get?

Currently, there is only one stimulus payment planned. Though there has been talk about stimulus payments in future bills.

How Do I Get My Stimulus Money?

All stimulus payments are based on IRS information. If you filed electronically provided information for direct deposit, stimulus payments will be sent to the account on file. For those that did not provide direct deposit information, a stimulus check will be sent to the address on file.

How Large Will the Stimulus Payments Be?

The stimulus payments are based on incomes in 2019 for those that have already filed. For those that have not yet filed, this will be based on 2018 income.

For individuals making under $75,000 or single parents (head-of-household filers) making under $112,500, the payment will be $1,200. Married couples making under $150,000 without any dependents will receive $2,400. For every dependent under the age of 16, parents receive an additional $500. Dependents over 16 do not qualify for this payment.

For every $100 a person or couple makes over the applicable threshold, there is a $5 decrease to their stimulus payment. For example, individuals making $80,000 would get a stimulus payment of $950. The cap for stimulus payments is $99,000 for individuals, $136,500 for heads of households, and $198,000 for married couples with no children.

How Much Does A Car Accident Lawyer Cost?

In California, the most common type of personal injury lawyer fee is a contingency fee. It specifies that the lawyer’s fee is a percentage of the money a client agrees to pay when their case settles, with no money paid upfront. The word “contingent” means that if, for any reason, there is no money recovered, the lawyer will receive nothing for the time spent representing you.

What is the Statute of Limitations For A Car Accident Injury Claim?

One thing to remember is that the statute of limitations for a personal injury case is 2 years from the date of the incident, so we strongly recommend you talk to one of our California car accident lawyers as soon as possible. We offer a free consultation and evaluation of your case.

Are You The Best Car Accident Lawyers in California?

We like to let our results speak for us. Our auto accident lawyers have netted our clients over $500,000,000 in claims. If you are looking for the best car accident law firm in California, talk to the Scranton Law Firm.

Where Can I Find the Best Car Accident Lawyer Near Me?

Luckily, the lawyers at the Scranton Law Firm serve clients all over Northern California. Our attorneys can meet with you face-to-face, or even via a video call, if that is what you prefer. We want to make the process as easy as possible for you.

Why Use The Scranton Law Firm for a Personal Injury Claim?

The Scranton Law Firm has been helping injured people in California for over forty three years. We care about our clients’ welfare and we fight aggressively to protect their rights and the value of their claims. We have handled thousands of California Accident cases and recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients.

Am I Going To Have To Go To Court?

Most injury victims do not want to see the inside of a courtroom. Our injury attorneys’ 200+ years of combined experience negotiating, arbitrating, mediating, and litigating accident cases enables us to successfully settle over 95% of our injured client’s cases out of court.

What is the Statute of Limitations?

One thing to remember is that the statute of limitations for a personal injury case is 2 years from the date of the incident, so we strongly recommend you talk to one of our California personal injury attorneys as soon as possible. We offer a free consultation and evaluation of your case.

Are You The Best Personal Injury Lawyers in California?

We like to let our results speak for us. Our personal injury lawyers have netted our clients over $500,000,000 in claims. If you are looking for the best personal injury law firm in California, talk to the Scranton Law Firm.

Where Can I Find the Personal Injury Lawyer Near Me?

Luckily, the lawyers at the Scranton Law Firm serve clients all over Northern California. Our attorneys can meet with you face-to-face, or even via a video call, if that is what you prefer. We want to make the process as easy as possible for you.

How Much Does An Injury Lawyer Cost?

In California, the most common type of personal injury lawyer fee is a contingency fee. It specifies that the lawyer’s fee is a percentage of the money a client agrees to pay when their case settles, with no money paid upfront. The word “contingent” means that if, for any reason, there is no money recovered, the lawyer will receive nothing for the time spent representing you.

Contact our California personal injury attorneys for a free case review. Tell us about your injury and we will determine your next steps.