It depends on the severity of the herniated disc. There are a broad range of effects caused by this caterory of injuries. So, the settlements vary greatly based on the nature of the individual injury. Harrison Ford sustained a herniated disc in the filming of one of the Indiana Jones movies and continued to film. Others have been disabled for life. It depends on the extent of your injury.
Personal injury attorneys nearly always give a free initial consultation.
The insurance industry’s own statistics indicate that once an attorney becomes involved, the value of any claim at least doubles.
Put those two facts together and it is in your best interest to retain experienced legal counsel at your earliest possible convenience.
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