How to Estimate the Value on Your Car Accident Injury Claim

Injured in AccidentIf you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to legal compensation for a variety of things. The value of a claim can vary significantly for every accident, which is why you should always seek guidance of an experienced accident injury attorney to get the best settlement for your case.

In general, the value of your claim depends on the extent of injuries, time lost at work, available evidence, insurance coverage, and your role in the accident. A lawyer with thorough understanding of injury claims can work with you through all areas of your case; here is what you can consider when determining an estimated value of your claim.

Medical Expenses

This can include incurred costs as a direct result of the accident as well as long-term treatment for sustained injuries. Copies of bills for hospital stays and follow-up doctor visits provide solid numbers, and you can estimate future costs for things such as prescription drugs, physical therapy, and medical supplies.

Lost Income

Injuries sustained in car accidents often lead to missed work, either temporarily or permanently. If that is the case with your injury, lost income now and in the future may be part of your claim. For proper estimation, you will want to consider your average hourly, daily, and weekly income levels.

Pain and Suffering

There is a range of things that can be claimed under pain and suffering, and an experienced attorney can best help you estimate their value. They include…

  • Treatment for emotional distress following the accident
  • Partial or total disability and disfigurement
  • Loss of normal life, including ability to perform daily tasks or regular hobbies

Contact Us

If you believe there is estimated value in pursuing an injury claim following a car accident, working with Attorney Joe Luce can help you get the compensation you deserve. You can request a free consultation online or contact the team today at (972) 562-9700.