I was in a car accident, and it was not my fault, I was a passenger and got rear ended I suffered loss of feeling on my left side of my body, no surgery I'm ok now..how much is my case worth
Again you need to speak to local attorneys about values. Go see one today.
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Without knowing the medical care, diagnosis, how this affected you, the medical test results and numerous other particulars, no one can properly put a value on same.
There is not enough information provided to answer your question - and you should not provide such details in a public forum such as this. Instead, you should schedule a free, no obligation, confidential consultation with an experienced car accident lawyer. If you need help finding an attorney you can use AVVO's Find a Lawyer tool, you can ask friends or relatives for recommendations, or you can contact your local bar association. I wish you a fast and full recovery.
Depends upon medical records and economic losses. Speak to multiple attorneys for advice.
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Case evaluation involves numerous factors. For damages these factors include: 1) presence of fractures, scarring, or internal damage done to ligaments, nerves and tissues as revealed by radiograph and other tests such as EMG; 2) If there is no objective injury then the only way to evaluate a case would be by calculating the length and of time (i.e. and frequency of visits) a patient remained under the regular care of a health care provider; and 3) In addition to physical injuries, the law allows reimbursement for past and future unpaid medical expenses and loss of wages. Finally, this analysis must also consider whether you are subject to a tort limitation on the policy covering a vehicle registered to your household. If you or one of your relatives owns a vehicle covered by the limited tort option, then you would be entitled to zero money for pain and suffering if your injuries did not have a substantial impact on your daily living activities. Substantial impact to ones' ADL are best proved by surgery or disability both of which must be related to the motor vehicle accident. I hope this helps you.
I'm sorry to hear that this happened to you, and I'm glad that you're doing better now. As others have noted, there isn't enough information here to accurately tell you how much your case is worth at this point. What you can do is discuss the situation in more detail with an attorney (for free) who handles cases like yours. (Most of us offer free consultations, so there's no cost for this.) Once a lawyer knows more about your unique situation, he or she can help you understand more about the claims process and the value of your claim. I hope this helps and that you're able to get what you deserve. Good luck.
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The battery of my Ouija board died, so I can't tell you. But, a well-qualified attorney who learns about who you are, what kind of work you do, how the incident occurred and the extent of your damages and future medical care may well be able to give you an estimate. You should obtain needed medical care and treatment immediately and follow the doctor's advice. Do not give any statements to the adverse party or insurance company nor grant them access to any medical records. Photograph the injuries and the damage done to any property. Contact a personal injury attorney in your area as soon as possible so that you can protect your rights. You may also find it helpful to review the Legal Guides I have published on Avvo.com dealing with many of the issues you are now facing. You can access my Legal Guides through my profile page on Avvo.
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Do you have a full tort or limited tort policy? (This information is found on your declaration page) If you are a limited-tort insured on your own policy, you can only recover if you have severe and permanent damages. E.g., permanent damage in your back giving you chronic pain may qualify. Did you receive any treatment or therapy? Did the feeling in the left side of your body return to normal? If so, for how long were you in pain and/or discomfort? Assuming you have the information on the driver at fault (it would help if there is a police report), your case would depend on the medical treatment you received and the doctor's diagnosis and prognosis of your condition. How much you can recover in monetary damages also depends on whether the other driver is insured at all - if not, you would have to have UM/UIM provisions on your policy. There are additional factors that affect the amount you can recover. A significant one is whether you have an attorney. Insurance companies are not likely to offer you a significant amount if you are unrepresented, because they know you cannot successfully litigate the case and follow properly legal procedure on your own. Hope this helps.
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