If you’ve been hurt in a big rig accident, you might be thinking if it’s worth it to file a personal injury claim. If you have sustained catastrophic injuries, you are probably aware that it is worthwhile, but you may be unsure how much your case is worth. Continue reading to learn the fundamentals of determining the true value of your case. Then call The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker for a free legal consultation at 800-333-0000.
Truck accident compensation includes a significant amount of economic damages
Actual economic damages are one of the most important aspects of a truck accident lawsuit. Things that have already occurred, such as previous medical expenses and missed earnings, are included. It also includes estimations or estimates for future losses, such as future medical expenditures and missed earnings. The amount of compensation you get will be determined by the nature of your damage, the medical care you have had or will receive, and the length of treatment.
It’s possible that your age at the time of the accident is important
Your age at the time of the accident, as well as your income level, are two considerations that may be considered when compensation is discussed. In comparison to a 60-year-old truck accident victim, a younger person is more likely to have a longer projected working term before retiring. As a result, the younger worker is more likely to be compensated for lost future pay.
Similarly, if a high-paid CEO is involved in an accident that stops them from working, their future lost income will be greater than those of someone working part-time at a minimum wage position. Other damages, such as pain and suffering, will vary depending on the degree of the injury and the severity of the agony, but will not vary depending on the age of the individual who was hurt.
The evidence’s strength will be a deciding factor
The better your proof, the more likely you are to win your case, according to common sense. It is true, however, that the better the proof, the more likely you are to receive higher compensation. A jury or judge is more likely to rule in your favor if there is a clear establishing of culpability, and if we have done our job and demonstrated the strength of the evidence. If the evidence is good, it is also simpler to settle out of court for a reasonable settlement.
We highly advise you to call The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at 800-333-0000 if you have been hurt in a truck accident. While the preceding information can help you understand what considerations are taken into account when making these decisions, we can examine your unique case and provide you with a more accurate answer. Call right now to schedule a free consultation.