How do you determine how much a case is worth?
Unlike what others may tell you, there is no formula. It’s not like an assembly line where a certain type of injury gets a certain fixed value. We need to look at a couple different factors. These include the nature of the injuries, the extent of the medical treatment, and the available insurance coverage, before we can start talking about the value of a claim.
Let me give you an example. One client was in an accident. She broke her arm and got a cast. Think that’s a pretty good result, right? But after the cast was put on, she stopped communicating with our office. When she finally got in touch again, we found out that she hadn’t seen any other doctors, and in fact, she removed the cast herself with a hacksaw. Unfortunately, that case didn’t get the compensation that it could have because the client didn’t have proper medical treatment and didn’t stay in touch with us.
That’s why we always follow up with our clients regarding their medical treatment. We want them to get better and to be ready to present the best case we can. Our goal is to get the best results possible for our clients.
Find out more about the Stages of a Personal Injury Case.