In the 12 months before November 2019, my average personal injury settlement was $18,570. That’s a nice figure. However, it does not tell you how much money was specifically paid for pain and suffering. Here, you’ll get to see examples of settlements that show how much money people got for pain and suffering. I’ll also show you how to calculate pain and suffering.[Read more…]
In this article, I’m going to talk about the average settlement for a broken arm.
That’s not it.
We’re going to do an in-depth review of settlements.
Specifically, we’ll look at a broken arm from a car accidents. Then, we’ll also estimate compensation for a broken arm from other types of accidents.
In this article, when I use the word “arm”, I’m referring to the humerus.
I’m going to quickly talk about humerus fractures. Then, I discuss accident settlements for humerus fractures.[Read more…]
When should I hire an attorney after a car accident? If you are asking this question, you are not alone. Thousands of people ask it every month.
I’m going to tell you when to get a lawyer after a car accident. I will also reveal when you do not need one.
I’ll share with you the benefits of hiring a lawyer for your car accident claim. You will also see what to watch out for when hiring a lawyer. You’ll see what questions to ask the attorney for a car accident case.
The average cost of medical bills is increasing quickly each year. In fact, claimed medical costs (and payments) relating to car accidents is growing faster than inflation.
Just look at this graph:
You don’t want to just hope that insurance company will pay for your bills. Only to find out that they later deny or delay your case. You don’t want bad credit if you can’t pay your medical bills.
Perhaps you are afraid that after paying attorney’s fees you are going to get a smaller payout. Don’t be. You’ll be happy that you hired a lawyer.
A study found that claimants with an attorney received an average total bodily injury payment of 3.5x more than those without a lawyer! That is big news.
Specifically, the study found that people with attorneys in car accidents got an average of bodily injury payment of $16,658. Without an attorney, the average bodily injury payment was $4,699.
The $16,658 amount is before deduction of attorney’s fees and costs. However, there is another big benefit to hiring a lawyer that the study does not mention. I will talk about it in detail below.
You’ll also get to hear about 13 reasons to hire a lawyer if you are hurt in an accident caused by someone else. However, I won’t stop there.
You’re going to see actual examples (using real settlements) of the benefits of hiring a lawyer.[Read more…]
If someone caused your injury, how long will it take to settle your personal injury case?
I made a video that answers this question. You can watch here:[Read more…]
If a parent settles a child’s Florida personal injury claim, the settlement may need court approval. Here, I’ll go over the when a child’s injury settlement will need court approval.
I’ll also explain when the insurance company must put a minor’s payout in a structured settlement or guardianship.
But that’s not it.
You’ll get to see which child injuries usually require court approval.[Read more…]
Disney is worth about $233 Billion dollars. However, Disney World does not automatically have to pay you if you’re hurt on its property. Here, you’ll see what you need to get a settlement if you get injured at Disney World. You’ll also get answers to 20 frequently asked questions about Disney accident claims.[Read more…]
USAA is above average as compared to other insurance companies. I’m talking about how USAA handles insurance claim payouts. Here, I’ll discuss USAA settlements and verdicts. We’ll talk about car accident claims, and the average dog bite settlement amount with USAA.
That’s not it.
We’ll talk about other USAA injury claims as well.
I am going to share some of the most frequently asked questions about hotel accident claims. Of course, you’ll get detailed answers that are easy to understand. Better yet, you’ll get to see my actual hotel injury settlements. I’ll explain how I calculated the settlement value of those hotel negligence cases.[Read more…]