There are several types of personal injury accidents, and the value of your case depends on multiple factors. To estimate how much your personal injury case is worth, attorneys, insurance companies, and/or the courts consider the extent of a person’s injury, insurance coverage, and expenses and losses you and your family experienced.
If you have suffered personal injuries from a car accident, slip and fall, or another incident, the losses you experienced can involve both your physical and mental health. Any personal injury case should account for economic and non-economic losses. To better understand how much your personal injury case is worth, consider working with a lawyer who will examine your situation and give you an estimated value of your legal case.
Determining the Value of a Personal Injury Case
Personal injury cases allow injured people to seek legal compensation for their losses, which may include economic and non-economic losses.
Economic Losses in a Personal Injury Case
Economic damages refer to expenses and financial losses related to the accident and injuries. Examples of economic losses in personal injury cases include:
- Past and future medical bills
- Lost wages
- Reduced earning capacity
- Loss of benefits
Non-Economic Losses in a Personal Injury Case
A non-economic loss refers to the physical, mental, or emotional effects of the injury. Some examples of recoverable non-economic losses include:
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
The value of your case depends on the severity of your injuries, your expenses and losses, and more. Work with a lawyer who can review your losses and pursue the compensation you deserve.
Other Things That Can Influence the Compensation You Recover
In addition to your damages and the other aforementioned factors, insurance companies may consider other things when determining how much your personal injury case is worth.
Whether You Got Prompt Medical Attention
If you saw a doctor soon after the accident, not only can you start treatment right away, but you also show the insurer that the accident was a direct cause of your injuries.
Waiting longer to get medical assistance may give them a reason to say that something else harmed you, which could lead them to devalue your claim.
What You Say to the Insurance Company
After the accident, the other party’s insurance representatives may call you to get your perspective on what happened. In that scenario, just refer them to your attorney.
The insurer may use what you say to fit their bottom line. For example, if they ask how you’re doing, and you respond, “I’m fine,” they can claim that you weren’t that hurt. As a result, they could try to award you less compensation than you are entitled to receive.
Examples of Personal Injury Case Results
Here are some examples of case resultsGeorge Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers has secured for previous personal injury clients:
- $4.5 million total recovered for a family harmed on the highway by a negligent driver1
- $4.1 million total recovered for a family harmed by an 18-wheeler2
- $3 million total recovered for a family of a moped accident victim3
- $2.6 million total recovered for a truck injured in a highway collision4
- $2.5 million total recovered for two clients injured in a highway collision5
- $1.7 million total recovered for a client injured when hit by another car6
- $1.1 million total recovered for a client injured in a head-on collision7
Past results do not predict future results, so speak with a lawyer about the specifics of your case and the losses you and your family endured.
Understanding Legal Fees in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers works on contingency fees*, so we do not get paid attorney’s fees unless you recover compensation. The firm will receive a percentage of the settlement or judgment as attorney fees.
Our Firm Handle Various Types of Personal Injury Cases
George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers is a law firm in South Carolina and Georgia. We have resolved more than 50,000 cases in over 40 years of practice and received multiple rewards.8
We regularly cover several types of personal injuries, including:
- Catastrophic injury
- Car accident
- motorcycle accident
- Truck accident
- Dog bites
- Nursing home abuse
- Slip and fall accidents
- Moped accidents
- Mass torts
- Premises liability
- Defective products
- Dangerous drugs
We also help those who have lost a loved one to an injury accident take wrongful death action.
Call George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers for Help With Your Personal Injury Case
Our law firm’s main goal is to prioritize its clients, making sure they focus on their health and recovery while we take care of the bureaucratical matters, such as paperwork, medical bills, and negotiations with insurance companies.
If you are seeking for a law firm to file a lawsuit regarding your personal injury accident, George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers is the law firm for you. We have a team of lawyers ready to fight for you. Call now for a free consultation.