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Understanding Prop 213

Proposition 213, also known as the “Personal Responsibility Act,” is a California law that affects individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents, particularly those without insurance or driving under the influence. It limits the recovery of damages for uninsured drivers, impacting their ability to seek full compensation for injuries.

How Prop 213 Can Affect Your Claim:

  1. Insurance Status Matters: If you are an uninsured driver or driving under the influence, Prop 213 restricts your ability to recover non-economic damages like pain and suffering.
  2. Exceptions and Exemptions: Certain situations, such as accidents caused by someone else’s DUI or if you were driving a vehicle not owned by you, may exempt you from Prop 213 restrictions.
  3. Navigating Legal Challenges: Dealing with Prop 213 complexities requires legal expertise to ensure your rights are protected and you receive fair compensation.

Why Hire Fielding Law?

Fielding Law specializes in personal injury cases, including those affected by Prop 213. Our caring and capable team understands the nuances of California laws, offering empathetic support and strategic legal representation. We prioritize your best interests, guiding you through the legal process and fighting for the compensation you deserve.

Expert Guidance for Your Claim

Navigating the legal landscape of Prop 213 can be daunting, but with Fielding Law by your side, you can rest assured that your case is in capable hands. Contact us today at 833.88.SHARK for a free consultation and let us help you understand your rights and options under Prop 213.

Note: Information provided is for educational purposes and does not constitute legal advice. Always consult with a qualified attorney for legal concerns.

FAQs About Prop 213 Accidents

What types of accidents does Proposition 213 apply to?
Proposition 213 primarily applies to motor vehicle accidents, including car, truck, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents.
Are there any exceptions to Proposition 213?
Yes, there are exceptions to Proposition 213, such as cases involving accidents caused by a drunk driver or situations where the uninsured motorist is not at fault for the accident.
Does Proposition 213 apply if I am partially at fault for the accident?
Yes, even if you are partially at fault for the accident, Proposition 213 may still limit your ability to recover non-economic damages like pain and suffering if you were driving without insurance.
How does Proposition 213 impact uninsured drivers?
Proposition 213 impacts uninsured drivers by limiting their recovery of non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering, even if they were not at fault for the accident.
Why should I hire a personal injury attorney for Proposition 213 cases?
Hiring a personal injury attorney is crucial for Proposition 213 cases as they can help you understand your rights under the law, gather evidence to support your claim, and negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf.