There is not necessarily any correlation between those figures and the value of your case. You need to consult with an experienced TX personal injury attorney who can evaluate all of the relevant factors and determine a value range when the time is right and maximize your recovery.
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Folks often post questions on this forum asking what a case is worth or a fair settlement is for a personal injury matter. Unfortunately, no attorney is going to be able to give you a substantive answer without reviewing all of the circumstances, medical records, etc. You need to consult with a personal injury attorney to assist you. Personal injury attorneys typically handle cases on a contingency fee basis and give free consultations. Use the Find a Lawyer tab on Avvo to find one in your area. Best of luck to you...
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This is not intended to be legal advise or as legal representation. I am a California personal injury attorney . Be aware that every state has its own statute of limitations; and statutes & case laws that govern the handling of these matters.
There would be no need for lawyers if the value of all personal injury claims can be calculated by a specific formula. Unfortunately, that's not the way it works. Valuing a personal injury claim depends on numerous factors, all of which are unique to each individual case. You need to contact an attorney in your area and at least take advantage of a free consultation. You've got nothing to lose by talking to an attorney and going over all your options.