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What Is Considered A Good Personal Injury Settlement?
This Was For Injury From A Car Accident In Illinois. I Was Once Told That A Good Settlement Was 1.5X Your Medical Bills. I'M Looking For An &Quot;Adaptable&Quot; Estimate Like The One Above As The Amount Of Injury Can Vary Greatly And The Medical Bills Are A Good Indication Of That.
There is no magic formula for settlement because the value of a settlement is entirely subjective. If you simply take as a rigid formula 1.5 times the medical bills, you might be overlooking other possible avenues of damage calculation. This is emphasized by the fact that if the defendant is willing to settle for 1.5 times your medical bills, you are obviously overlooking some possible recovery (i.e. the defendant only settles if they think they are getting a good deal...so you might be short changing yourself if the defendant is eager to accept 1.5 times the medical bills).
Factors to consider in settlement: possibility of recovery at trail, amount of potential trial recovery, need for the money (willing to take lesser amount now or potential greater amount later), desire to end the litigation early...None of these concerns are adeqquately accounted for in a rigid formula, yet they greatly affect the settlement value of a case.
Looking For Legal Advice From Lawyers?
I Worked For A Company As A Sub-Contractor. They Work For Banks Doing Property Preservation Services.They Owe My Company More Than 10,000 Dollars And Refuse To Pay It All. The First Check They Sent Was Not Endorsed, The Second One Is Not The Right Amount And Has Omissions And The Third One Has Never Arrived. They Have Put My Business Through Financial Hardship As Well As The People Who Work For Me. What Should I Do. I Know I Should Sue Them But For What? Breach Of Contract? Fraud? I Want To Be Compensated For My Losses. Not Only That But I Have Looked Them Up Online And They Have A Lot More Victims Than Me! Help!
Also Please Do Not Comment If You Don'T Have Anything Useful To Tell ( You Know Who You Are). Sorry This Is For People Who Post Their Own Soapbox Opinions I Have Seen One To Many Times. Thanks
It sounds like a garden variety breach of contract claim. There is also probably a violation of your states consumer protection statute, it depends on state law, in my state you can bring consumer to business claims and you can bring business to business claims. The good thing about these statutes is they allow for treble damages and attorney fees. If you did work on the houses, you might be able to put a mechanic's lien on the house. You probably need an attorney to bring a lawsuit, this can be costly. Sometimes a lawyer can resolve the matter cheaply with a few calls and maybe a demand letter. Some lawyers, not all, may take your case if you pay costs and they get a contingency. Good Luck
I Need Help With Legal Advice?
I Recently Am Trying To Sell A Boat I Had Told The Buyer He Could Have It For 1800 And He Agreed But Then Contacted My Dad And He Said I Needed 1900. I Had Then Told The Guy 1900. He Now Wants To Take Legal Action Against Me I Am Only 15 And Am Unshore Of What To Do.
You are a minor, and have no legal right to enter a "contract", and you really have no legal ownership of the boat. Your father does. The guy was an idiot, if he thought he could deal with you legally, then take any legal action.
Let your father handle it.
ha!!! let the legal team buddy call. Hand the phone to your father.
He has NOT PAID you ANY money, and has no right to demand you sell him a rubber ducky.
I Need Names Of A Good Labor Attorney.?
I Am Having Problems Getting My Former Employer To Respond To Any Questions About My Pension Benefits. I Want To Hire An Attorney To Help Me. Labor Board Offers No Immediate Help. And Problem Goes On And On.
Call your local/State Bar association. They will be able to give you names of lawyers who specialize in the area (labor) that you need. You can look the number up on the web. Being that I do not know what state you live in I cannot tell you what website to go to. Hope this helps.
Are Dui Laws Out Of Control?
Is It Just Me, Or Do You Think Duis Are Blown Out Of Proportion And Nothing More Than A Revenue Generating Machine For The City And State Governments?
I Drive All The Time At Levels I Know To Be Above .08. I Drive Better Then Because I’M Much More Cognizant Of My Fellow Drivers, Road Conditions And Speed Limits As I Know The Added Consequences Of Not Adhering To Each. As Such, I’Ve Never Been Pulled Over Or Received A Dui For Driving In An Intoxicated State.
Surely There Should Be Some Reasonable Limit At Which There Should Be A Penalty For Driving Above. But, .08 Is Only Equivalent To Having 3 - 4 Beers For A 150 Lb Man. That’S Nothing. Nothing. The Yappy Woman On Her Cell Phone Or Guy With Blaring His Radio Puts His Fellow Drivers In More Danger. Wouldn’T A More Reasonable Limit Be .12 - .15?
Note: I Don’T Give A Good Goddamn About Your “Friend” Killed By A Drunk Driver Any More Than I Care About Some Stupid Kid Who Played With A Gun And Accidentally Killed His Friend When Formulating An Opinion On Gun Laws. Each Represent A Minority. Considering Either Isn’T Away To Arrive A Reasoned, Thoughtful Conclusion.
Yes and no. I don't think that their is anything wrong with the law as it is. However, I have pulled over a number of people above the legal limit, and most of them are those people who had two glasses of wine or two bottles of beer in an hour. Are they drunk? No, not really, but according to the law they are.
The problem with the law that I do not like, is that our judical system, at least here in Indiana, sends most of these men/women to prison with no treatment. I believe that all drug and alcohol abusers should get at least one chance at rehab. These people have problems that prison isn't going to solve, it only delays it. If they violate the conditions of rehab or are re-arrested for drugs or alcohol, then yes, send them to prison. But I believe they should be sent some place first to help them defeat their problem versus just trying to sweep it under the rug.
This is one of the main reasons that our jails/prisons are overcrowded. And who is paying for it, the taxpayer.
What Is A Reasonable Retainer For A Divorce Attorney?
Going Through Divorce Now. I Have A Top Attorney And He Only Wanted $500 Down (At $175/Hr) But My Wife'S Attorney Wants $2500 In Advance (Then $150/Hr). Does This Seem Fishy To Anyone Else?
Possibly your wife's attorney didn't really want the case, so he made the retainer fee high, so she couldn't afford the initial down payment, or he felt she was not a good "credit risk" depending on her employment, so he is trying to get some of his money up front. In your case, your attorney may feel you are more credible and good for the payments. or....your wife's attorney doesn't have that many clients, and needs the instant cash!