The car accident lawyers at Greenspan & Greenspan P.C. have decades of experience representing clients who have suffered injuries during car accidents. As you face mounting medical bills and long-term recovery from your motor vehicle accident you need the expertise of a car accident lawyer.
Very Few Car Accident Cases Go To Trial
When you are considering hiring a car accident lawyer you may worry about your case going to trial. Every case is unique, but it is highly unlikely that your case will go to trial. 95% of all civil cases settle, and only 5% of civil cases go to trial. Most dockets and courts around the country are filled with cases, and therefore judges and other judicial officers encourage litigants to settle their disputes through settlement, mediation, or arbitration.
Retaining a car accident lawyer can help you obtain the financial compensation you deserve. You will likely not have to sit through a lengthy trial to obtain the monetary award that will compensate you for your injuries. It is possible your case may go to trial, but it is highly unlikely and improbable.
The Value Of Car Accident Cases
Every motor vehicle accident case is different, but generally two main categories will determine the value of your case: economic damages and non-economic damages. Economic damages are quantifiable damages that can be calculated and analyzed. For example, medical treatment bills and surgical bills can be calculated to an approximate number. If you lost wages or lost earning capacity you are also able to calculate this number and claim it as damages.
Non-economic damages refer to the damages that cannot be reduced to an approximate number. Pain and suffering are non-economic damages. Non-economic damages will be higher or lower depending on the facts and circumstances of your case.
The Length Of Time It Takes A Car Accident Lawsuit To Settle
Most car accident lawsuits are resolved within six months or two years. Simple car accident cases in which liability is not at issue may resolve within approximately six months from the date the complaint is filed. More complicated car accident lawsuits may take several years to resolve. Complex cases that contain many different defendants take longer to settle.
Sometimes it may seem like your case is not going to settle. When you retain a car accident lawyer it is best to be patient and focus on recovering from your injuries. A car accident lawyer will explain to you all the developments in your case.
Contact an expert
Contact an expert today to schedule a free consultation. When you suffer injuries during a car accident you need to seek medical treatment and then speak to a car accident lawyer.
Contact Greenspan & Greenspan P.C. today to schedule a free consultation. Also, call the office at (914) 827-5500 to learn more about the legal services we offer.