Were you hurt in an accident in and around Long Beach? Did someone else’s actions injure someone that you love? If so, you very well may be eligible for compensation. Belal Hamideh, an experienced accident attorney in Long Beach, may be able to help.
Over the years, he has assisted individuals from diverse backgrounds in securing the compensation they rightfully deserve for their injuries. Now, he stands ready to extend his expertise to you in your time of need.
In the event that there’s even a slight possibility that your injury is a result of another person’s negligence, schedule a free case evaluation with Belal. This session will not only provide you with a definitive assessment of your case’s worth, but he will also discuss how he can guide you through the process of seeking compensation.
What to Expect with Belal Hamideh
We understand that you have many choices when it comes to injury attorneys in and around the Long Beach area. That’s just one more reason that Belal does everything possible to stand out from the rest. The ways that he helps clients include
No Upfront Fee
Understanding the financial strain that often accompanies such situations, we want to assure you that we cover all costs to pursue your case, and you only pay if we win. Your initial consultation is not only crucial for your case evaluation but is also entirely free.
Our dedicated legal team is committed to achieving the highest compensation possible for your injuries. We tirelessly advocate for your rights to ensure you receive the justice you deserve.
Peace of Mind
Legal proceedings can be complex and overwhelming. Let us handle the legal intricacies while you focus on your recovery. We aim to provide you with peace of mind during this challenging time.
Referral to Top Doctors
Your well-being is our priority. Belal Hamideh will ensure that you receive the best medical care to aid in your recovery. We believe in a holistic approach to your case, addressing both the legal and medical aspects.
Cases Handled by Belal Hamideh
Belal has helped clients with a wide range of cases. As both an injury attorney as well as an employment one, Belal stands with victims, supporting them throughout the entire process. Once you’ve signed with Belal, he will represent you as aggressively as possible, so that you receive everything you should.
- Automobile Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Tractor Trailer Accidents
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Uber/Lyft Accidents
- Wrongful Death
- Workers’ Compensation
- Wrongful Termination
What to Do if You’re in an Accident in Long Beach
- Don’t Leave: Stay at the scene. Leaving the scene of an accident can have legal consequences. If the other driver leaves, capture license plate information.
- Stay Calm: Ensure safety, check for injuries, and assess vehicle damage.
- Call 911: If injured, avoid unnecessary movement until help arrives.
- Get Medical Attention: even if it seems like no one is hurt, it’s worth it to get professional medical attention. Sometimes, the worst injuries don’t make themselves known until long after the accident.
- Gather Information: Collect details of drivers, witnesses, and vehicles involved.
- Take Photos: Document damage, the scene, and any injuries sustained.
- Avoid Apologies: Limit discussions to authorities and insurance providers to avoid potential legal complications.
Belal Hamideh: Attorney With Experience
Belal Hamideh, a UCLA graduate with Dean’s List Distinction, boasts an impressive 99% success rate. Widely recognized for his exceptional performance in the field, Belal has been five-star rated on Yelp and Google as well as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers.
Named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Belal has an Avvo rating of “Excellent” as a featured workers compensation attorney.
Handling cases on a contingency fee basis, he goes the extra mile to ensure fair compensation all while providing top-notch customer service. With more than 1500 cases under his belt, he has the experience to help you.
When to File a Car Accident Claim in Long Beach
Essentially, you want to file as soon as possible. Reasons for this include:
- Notify California DMV within ten days for injuries or property damage exceeding $1,000.
- File a lawsuit for injuries within two years and three years for property damage.
- For accidents involving governmental entities, file a claim within 6 months and sue within 6 months post-denial.
Main Causes of Car Accidents in Long Beach
There are, unfortunately, many different reasons for accidents in and around Long Beach. Some of the most common include:
- Excessive Speeding
- Driving Under the Influence
- Driving Distracted
- Vehicle Defects
- Driving Mistakes
That list is by no means exhaustive. If you were injured due to another’s negligence, we can help.
Who’s Liable in a Car Accident?
Various parties may be held liable, including other drivers, employers, or vehicle owners. As identifying all responsible parties is crucial for maximizing compensation, Belal conducts a thorough investigation to learn the truth.
Utilizing that, he puts together the most compelling and aggressive case on your behalf.
Common Car Accident Injuries & Compensation
Injuries resulting from car accidents vary, but compensation factors include the severity of injuries, fault, and other relevant considerations.
In California, you can recover economic as well as non-economic damages. Economic damages include payment for bills that you may have accrued as a result of your accident, such as medical bills, medications, doctor’s visits and the like. You can also receive compensation for any wages you lost due to being unable to work on account of your injury.
Non-economic damages are compensation for your pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of consortium, and more. While these are less tangible than the other damages, they are no less important.
Aggressive representation ensures that you receive the maximum compensation for the suffering you’ve endured. During your free case evaluation, Belal will explain what benefits you may be eligible for as well as how he can help.
Benefits You May Receive
- Medical expenses coverage
- Compensation for future medical care
- Pain and suffering
- Vehicle repair
- Recovery of lost wages
- Future wage loss compensation
Long Beach Accident Statistics
Long Beach is a vibrant, bustling city by the ocean. Unfortunately, injuries from accidents are all too common in and around the area.
In just 2021, over 3,400 people were killed or injured in Long Beach accidents. Alcohol was involved in 299 victims’ injuries. There were plenty of DUI arrests in Long Beach in 2021, totaling 548.
These numbers are entirely too high. Seemingly every day, someone is hurt or even killed in a Long Beach accident. Victims of these accidents can feel as if there’s nothing they can do, as if they’re powerless. But, that’s not the case.
Belal and the team here can help you to receive maximum compensation for everything that you’ve had to go through as a result of these accidents.
Schedule a Free Case Evaluation Today
Belal Hamideh has a proven track record, having recovered over $100 million for clients. Don’t let your injury dictate your future; turn it into a victory by scheduling a free case evaluation through our website or by calling us directly. Your path to justice and fair compensation begins with a consultation with Belal Hamideh.