You’ve been injured physically or emotionally in an automobile accident, and you are looking for remuneration.  Before you can receive financial compensation for injuries sustained, you must be able to prove that the individual or entity that caused you harm is liable.  If you haven’t been involved in the negotiation of personal injury settlements before, then read the following introduction to personal injury law.

What is a Personal Injury Settlement?

In a personal injury settlement, two parties reach a civil agreement that provides the personal injury victim with financial protection in an attempt to avoid a full-fledged court case.  Common types of personal injury cases include:

  • Car accidents.
  • Medical malpractice.
  • Product liability.

The goal of such a settlement is typical to determine who the negligent party is and how that party should compensate the injured for losses sustained in the accident or circumstances in question.

What are Personal Injury Damages?

Damages are the compensation for financial losses, as well as for physical and emotional suffering, sustained by the plaintiff during an injury.  Both the type and magnitude of damages awarded can vary widely, based on the extent of the victim’s injuries and the circumstances of the accident.  To maximize the amount of damages one can receive, it is best to hire an experienced personal injury attorney.

Objective of Personal Injury Attorney

If you are the injured, your personal injury attorney will work tirelessly to secure a settlement that provides you with satisfactory compensation for medical expenses related to your injury, any loss of income you may experience due to your injury, and emotional pain and suffering you experience as a result of your accident or the medical malpractice you experienced.  If you do not consider the initial settlement offer adequate, then your personal injury attorney will hold a settlement conference or conduct trial proceedings in an attempt to increase the settlement offer.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, you should not bear the burden of covering the expenses associated with those injuries.  If you are looking to be represented by experienced personal injury trial lawyers, then contact Sussman and Simcox today for a free consultation.  If we are unable to obtain a verdict or settlement on your behalf, then we will not collect any fees from you!

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