Frequently Asked Questions

At Okhovat Law Firm, we work on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not have to pay anything unless we win your case.
If you have been involved in an accident, here is what you should do: (1) Remain at the scene and move to a safe place. (2) Call the police and request an ambulance if you or someone else is badly injured. It is a good idea to file a police report, as this will play an important role in your case. (3) Collect information from other parties involved, including name, phone number, address, insurance information, license plate number, license number, and vehicle information. You can take a picture of the other party’s license and insurance card. If there were any witnesses, collect their contact information. (4) Document the scene by taking photos of the damaged vehicles, the accident scene, and your injuries. (5) Contact an auto accident lawyer as soon as possible so we can protect your legal rights.
We handle all personal injury cases, ranging from auto accidents, to slip and fall accidents, to wrongful death, and many more. We value every one of our clients, no matter how big or small the case is.
Every case is different and can take several months to several years to settle depending on the situation. Ultimately, it depends on many factors, including the types of treatments needed for your injuries, complications of liability, the complexity of the case, and more.
There are many factors that determine the value of your case. However, an attorney cannot give you an estimate until learning the details of your case. Some factors include the determination of liability, insurance policy limits, and more. Compensation includes damages such as, pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, loss of future income, emotional anguish, and more.
Negligence involves an individual or entity who fails to provide a reasonable standard of care to prevent harm to others. Negligence can result in several types of accidents, including auto accidents, premises liability accidents, dog bites, defective products, and more.