California Car Accident Resources and Statutes

Whether you want to learn more about California personal injury and car accident laws, research the applicable statutes on your own or retain a lawyer specializing in California personal injury law. You will find the resources you need right here.

California Car Accident Lawyers:

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California Car Accident Articles:

How an Auto Accident Insurance Claim Works

What is Your Car Accident Injury Claim Worth? Who is at Fault?

Who is at Fault?

Car Insurance and Auto Accidents: Are You Covered? and What You Can Expect to Recover for Property Damage in Auto Accident Cases

Auto Accidents: Options if You’re at an Impasse with the Insurance Adjuster

Car Accidents Involving Government-Owned Vehicles and Government Workers

Structured Settlements

Do I Need to Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident?

California Car Accident Resources:

California Courts Self-Help Center: Legal information and forms for the entire California Courts system, designed for use by the general public and covering free and low-cost legal help, small claims, seniors, families and children, protection from abuse, traffic, and more.

California Small Claims Court: Basic information about California small claims courts, small claims procedures, and small claims forms.

California Courts: Contact information for all California Superior Courts.

California Department of Motor Vehicles
Drivers License Address:
DMV
Drivers License Inquiries
P.O. Box 942890
Sacramento, CA 94290-0001

Vehicle Registration Address:
DMV
Vehicle Registration Operations
P.O. Box 942869
Mail Station E 254
Sacramento CA 94269-0001
Phone: 800-777-0133
Web:

California Department of Transportation: The official site for the California Department of Transportation.

California Department of Insurance: The official site for the California Department of Insurance.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: The official site for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a division of the United States Department of Transportation.

Traffic Safety Facts: Alcohol-Related Fatalities in 2006 (NHTSA): Alcohol-related fatality statistics for the year 2006, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Traffic Safety Facts: 2006 Overview (NHTSA): Traffic accident injury and fatality statistics for the year 2006, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

California Car Accident Statutes:

California Statutes Online: California codes online.

California Auto Accident and Personal Injury Laws: California Code of Civil Procedure § 335.1 (Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury); California Vehicle Code § 16054.2 (Insurance Requirements); California Code of Civil Procedure § 116.221 (Small Claims Limits); California Government Code beginning with Section 900 (Claims against public entities).