What factors are considered in putting a value on my case?

The value of your case is dependent upon a number of factors, including:

  • the clarity of liability
  • the egregiousness of the defendant’s negligence
  • whether the plaintiff was also negligent and to what extent
  • the severity of the injuries, the amount of medical bills, lost wages, and other economic damages
  • the age of the plaintiff, the venue (location where the suit will be filed)
  • the plaintiff’s work history, the defendant’s character and mannerisms, the type of medical treatment the plaintiff receives
  • the plaintiff’s pre-existing conditions
  • the plaintiff’s criminal history
  • the defendant’s criminal history
  • the plaintiff’s claims history
  • the credibility of the parties
  • and a multitude of other factors

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