Personal Injury Law
Personal Injury Law Questions? Ask Personal Injury Lawyers.
I am sorry to hear about your accident and I'm glad it was not life threatening. You do not necessarily need to set a number. You can ask for a multiple of your medical damages plus any lost work time and any other out of pocket costs. You are also entitled to some pain and suffering amounts. Start with a higher number and then work from there. The insurance company will likely resist and counteroffer a minimal to $0 amount. That is where your lawyer's ability to negotiate will be key.
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