Frequently Asked Questions
How much will my case cost me?
Expenses vary from case to case. When your case is successful, very often
some of the money recovered in your winnings can be put towards paying
attorney fees. The cost of a consultation is free, so you should not hesitate
to contact a
personal injury lawyer from our firm today.
How do I choose the right attorney?
When selecting a legal professional to represent your case it is important
to find someone with high credentials and worthy memberships. These are
indicators of an attorney's dedication and skills. At Habbas &
Associates, we hold membership on the Consumer Attorneys of California,
the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association,
and the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.
How long do I have to file a claim or lawsuit?
Personal injury lawsuits are subject to California's statute of limitations;
a set of laws that limits the amount of time you have to file for personal
injury compensation. You must file a personal injury lawsuit within two
years of the accident or the date you discovered the injury. If you are
filing suit against a government entity for personal injury, you only
have six months.
How do I know if I have a claim?
If you were injured in a preventable accident then you likely have reasonable
cause for a
personal injury claim. By contacting our firm, we can help you make this determination.
When should I contact an attorney?
Speak with a lawyer immediately after you seek medical help for your injury.
Get the medical attention that you need, then contact an attorney about
your legal rights and options. Your health is the most important thing,
but your future, finances, and rights are important too.
How much is my case worth?
The value of a personal injury claim or lawsuit depends on a multitude
of factors: the extent of your injuries, your medical expenses, your emotional
damages, and more. If you missed work because of an injury, you can seek
additional compensation for lost wages. Schedule a consultation with our
firm to learn more about your legal opportunities after an accident.
How long will my case last?
The duration of any case is subject the particular circumstances of that
case. We will be better able to answer this question after reviewing your
case and determining how to best move forward. You can call our firm today
for a free consultation.
What makes Habbas & Associates different from other firms?
We are a firm dedicated to serving the needs of our clients, whatever
they may be. At Habbas & Associates your best interest come first
and foremost. We have been utilizing this method of practice for more
than 25 years and it has been successful in a number of the cases we have
handled. When you are looking for reliable, unyielding legal representation
there is no better firm to turn to in the area than Habbas & Associates.
Still have questions?
Contact a San Jose personal injury attorney
from our firm today.