Unfortunately there is not enough to go on here. You do not mention what your injuries were. Without that it is impossible to say. However, even with the injuries, it would be difficult to give you an answer. The reason is that every single insurance company is different in how they deal with claims. Further, there are so many subtle differences that affect how a claim is settled. It can be as simple as who the claims adjuster is.
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I could not give an answer to your question if I had the file. If your lawyer has not given you a number, you probably have a smart lawyer. There are so many variable factors in valuation of a case that only a foolish lawyer tries to predict what a case will bring. It might not settle at all. If you take a verdict, anything can happen. You can lose the best case, when represented by the best lawyer. Or you can get money on a case that everybody thinks is a dead loser.
There is no way of knowing without more information.
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We have no way of knowing with this info. Best bet is to call your lawyer.
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