If you’ve been injured in an accident caused by someone other than yourself, you probably already know that you can sue for damages to pay for your losses. There are a lot of steps, from accident to settlement, and they can be a little difficult depending on the complexity of your case.
Calculating a California personal injury settlement is one of the steps that can be most challenging. It’s not easy to quantify this negative experience, particularly if you’ve been left with serious injuries.
In addition to the monetary losses your accident will bring you, such as medical bills, lost wages, cost of treatment, transportation expenses, etc., you will also need to be paid for the negative effects this accident has brought about in your life.
For instance, you might be suffering with agonizing pain that has lowered your quality of life significantly. These issues should be calculated into your settlement, because you should be compensated for all non-economic damages as well as monetary ones.
Below are some factors that can affect your settlement calculations:
The above are just some of the important questions you will need to ask yourself so you can calculate your settlement more accurately.
Calculating a California personal injury settlement can be tough, and you might require some help with this step. Reach out to The Kindley Firm, APC, to speak with a lawyer about your injury and your settlement hopes. Call 619-550-1313 or complete the internet submission form on this page to receive a free case assessment.