The value of your lawsuit is directly tied to the severity of injury and whether you can prove injury damages.
Liability is clear. Damages........ not so much.
It depends how badly you are injured.
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It all comes down to the extent of your damages if any. The amount of your medical bills, lost wages the type and severity of your injury, your diagnosis and any potential for permanency all play a role in determining the value of your claim. If you did not seek any treatment and did not sustain any injury, then it is not a case to pursue.
If you did not require medical treatment or sustain any sort of permanent or disabling injury, you may want to take a pass on this one. Casinos in general are notorious for not making "prudent" settlements in order to avoid litigation.
If this is an Indian casino, as I suspect, you will need counsel who is specially experienced with the issues of suing a sovereign native tribe.
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Was any medical treatment received after the accident? If not, its probably not worth much. If you did, we can then talk about possibly* what the compensation could be.
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Should one be unlucky enough to injured at on tribal lands at a tribal casino while gambling... one will be taking chances when it comes to bringing suit... different laws in a somewhat prejudice system do not make for good odds for the plaintiff.... that said, Indian casinos do pay out when forced... a tribal law experienced lawyer (one who has a history of hitting jackpots) would be a must should one even think about suing a tribal casino.
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