Pedestrian Accident Case Value
Were you injured as a pedestrian and have questions about how pedestrian accident case value is determined. Watch this video.
Question: How do I determine how much my pedestrian accident case is worth?
One of the most common questions that we get in pedestrian accident cases in Washington is, “What is my case worth?” That’s a fair question. When gauging what your case is worth, there are going to be three things that we look at primarily. One is what your injuries are. Typically in a pedestrian accident case, your injuries are going to be more severe than a case involving somebody in a vehicle who’s protected by all that steel. Typically, the more serious your injuries, the more your case is worth.The second thing that we look at is what your medical bills are, and what type of treatment you got. Again, generally speaking, the more you treat, the more your case is worth, but it has to be the right type of treatment. That’s something that we help clients with throughout the process. For example, if you rack up a $20,000 chiropractic bill, that’s not going to be of the same value as a $20,000 surgical bill.
The third thing that we look at is what type of physical recovery you are going to make. At the end of your treatment, that’s something that we work closely with our clients’ doctors on. What we need to know from them is if you’re fully recovered. If so, that’s great, but that means that your case is worth less than, for example, somebody who does not recover and still has a permanent disability. All of that will be factored in to determining your case value.
Were you or a loved one injured while walking and have questions about determining your pedestrian accident case value? Contact an Edmonds pedestrian accident lawyer at Certa Law Group today for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.