How Long Does It Takes to Resolve a Claim?

When asked how long a man’s legs should be, Abraham Lincoln responded, “Just long enough to reach the ground.” Personal injury cases, depending on the nature and seriousness of the injuries, whether the case can be settled before trial, the complexities of the case, and many other factors all play a role in determining how long it will take to resolve your case. In every case, it’s our goal to respond to your needs and to initiate prompt legal action so your case can be resolved as fairly and quickly as possible.

What Can You Sue for a Personal Injury Case?

Some of the items of damage you may receive include: past and future pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life due to your injuries; past and future lost wages and other financial benefits lost due to your disability from work; past and future medical bills relating to the injuries you suffered; if you’re married, your spouse has a claim for the loss caused to your marriage including loss of love, companionship and spousal services; in cases of death, financial losses caused to the decedent’s spouse, children and other dependants.

Do Personal Injury Claims Have to Go to Court?

If the responsible insurance company does not make a fair offer to settle your case, it is important that your case be brought into court and if necessary, tried before a jury. Although most cases settle for fair value before going to trial, it is important to always be prepared.