Understanding What Your Case is Worth

This is a common question individuals ask when they have been injured based upon the negligence of another individual or organization. The answer to that question is determine by what the level of your injury is. Each incident or harm caused to an individual is attended by a certain set of factors that allows attorneys, insurance companies, and in some instances third party trier of facts (juries and judges) to make a determination on the value of what their claim is. For example, an individual who is in an accident which is attended by soft tissue injuries (pain and suffering to soft tissue of a body) is going to be treated differently in terms of the valuation than someone who is involved in an accident where they have broken bones or even injuries that will be with them for the rest of their lives — injuries that may cause an individual to lose a limb or not to be able to return to work and provide for their families. Those injuries will be treated differently in terms of the scale. So what the value of your case will be is determined quite frankly by the level of the injury you suffer in connection with the accident.How is pain and suffering determined? What is the value of your pain and suffering?

That is an individual question. One individual’s pain and suffering and their experience with respect to an injury that is caused by the negligent act of another, or an intentional act of another, may be different than another’s. One of the jobs Read More