Founded by 50 families from Germany in 1857, Anaheim in Orange County, California is now the most populated in all of the county and the 10th most populated city in all of California. Nearly 340,000 individuals called Anaheim home in 2010. The city is well known for its expansive collection of well known theme parks, sports teams, and its convention centre.
The city’s name is a blending of the word “Ana” (named after the Santa Ana River) and “heim” (a word known to mean “home” in the German language). Since its origins in the mid 19th century, Anaheim has grown from being primarily Germanic to including individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Anaheim has slowly transformed into having a tourism economy, with the areas largest employer being The Walt Disney Company.
Tourists in Anaheim, California
Residents will undoubtedly continue to cross paths with tourists as they come to our beautiful city to explore everything that we have to offer. Unfortunately, at times crossing paths also involves an auto accident.
If You Find Yourself in a Car Accident Involving an Out-of-state Resident
1. Ensure Everyone Is Okay
Immediately after an accident, if you are physically healthy enough to leave your vehicle, feel free to do so. If you can, get out and see if other people involved in the accident are alright and call for help if necessary.
2. Seek Medical Attention
Everyone at the scene of an accident should seek medical attention, even if they feel “fine” or have not suffered a serious injury. Many injuries resulting from vehicular accidents are soft tissue injuries, meaning that they will becoming increasingly painful within the next 24 to 48 hours.
3. Take Pictures
Obtaining evidence will be your greatest asset should you need to sue another driver for damages of any kind. Take out your phone and snap numerous pictures of all of the vehicles involved and from different angles as soon as possible.
4. Contact a Legal Professional
Most people believe that contacting their insurance company is the next logical step regarding their injury. The Cifarelli Law Firm, LLP offers free initial consultations which will explain exactly how you should approach your insurance company for the best settlement possible from them. Remember, insurance companies are in a profit industry – they are not on your side, and the agent you speak to is working for the benefit of the insurance company and not for you.
5. Contact Your Insurance Company
Once you have spoken to and received guidance from a legal professional, contact your insurance agency.
Being in a vehicle accident is often scary, overwhelming, and it can even be life changing. At The Cifarelli Law Firm, LLP we protect our clients by providing them with compassionate counsel and ensure that their right to fair compensation is upheld by tirelessly battling for their rehabilitation and healing.
If you have been injured in a car accident, we invite you to call us at (949) 502-8600 to discuss your next steps.
Directions to our los angeles Personal Injury Attorneys from anaheim, ca
These directions are from Google Maps starting from:
Total Est. Time: 29 mins
Total Est. Distance: 16.7 mi
- Head east toward S Anaheim Blvd
- Turn right onto S Anaheim Blvd
- Use the left 2 lanes to turn left to merge onto I-5 S
- Merge onto I-5 S
- Use the right lane to stay on I-5 S
- Use the right lane to take exit 95 for California 133 S toward Laguna Beach
- Keep right, follow signs for Barranca Pkwy
- Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Barranca Pkwy
- Turn right onto Irvine Center Dr
- Destination will be on the right