Posts tagged with 'case-worth'

unsigned contract

You may have heard the phrase “no fee unless we win” on personal injury commercials. But what does it actually mean? The “no fee unless we win” arrangement is referred to as a contingency fee. The “contingent” portion of the fee means that the attorney gets a portion of what the client’s overall settlement is. So, for example, if a ...

Read More
Man looking confused at his laptop

“What’s my case worth?” This is a question that our personal injury attorneys hear almost daily. The answer is that your case value depends on a lot of different factors. The main factors are: Liability – Who is at fault in your case? If you were involved in a car accident and you were not ticketed, but the other driver ...

Read More
Woman confused with chalk lines going from her head

If you were recently in an auto accident and have not yet had the chance to obtain a personal injury attorney, the insurance company might offer you a settlement in order to close your claim before you have had a chance to fully evaluate your injuries and your options. If you accept the settlement, you may be accepting an amount ...

Read More
Insurance files

If the insurance company has already offered you a settlement, you should hire The Law Offices of Daniel T. Goodwin to provide you with an opinion on the fairness of the offer. You cannot accept a settlement unless you release all of your rights to further payment. Accepting a settlement from an insurance company is a complicated decision that is ...

Read More
neck pain lighting up

Learn what whiplash, the symptoms and what to do if you're suffering from it.

Read More
Car accident with ambulance responding

Judging the value of your case is a complicated procedure that involves a variety of factors. Your case evaluation will generally consider the two sources of damages: Compensatory Damages and Punitive Damages. 1. Compensatory Damages Compensatory damages are paid to compensate the claimant for actual damages suffered from the incident. Actual damages are sub-divided into two categories: Economic Damages and ...

Read More