After suffering an injury, you’re probably wondering what the next steps are - and if your case will go to trial. The vast majority of injury cases settle out of court. Here’s why.
Only 5% of personal injury cases go to trial.
Most cases are settled out of court in 1-3 years.
The average personal injury settlement is $62,600
Defendant believes they are not responsible for the injury.
Defendant believes another party is liable.
Defendant believes the claim lacks sufficient evidence.
Defendant believes the injury does not justify the settlement amount.
The plaintiff is unwilling to negotiate a lower settlement.
An agreement cannot be reached on the settlement amount.
The settlement amount does not cover the damages incurred by the victim.
The defendant is unwilling to offer a higher settlement.
Defenant’s insurance company is denying liability.
Defendant’s insurance company questions the injury’s severity.
The victim lacks medical evidence.
The insurance company lied about coverage.
The insurance company refuses to offer full policy limits.
The insurance company does not acknowledge losses incurred.
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