How Much Money Can You Ask For in a Lawsuit?

I was hurt in a personal injury case.  I have hired a lawyer and he has filed a lawsuit for me.  How much money can I ask for?

You have asked a question that is impossible to answer with the information you have given.   What were your injuries?  What were your medical bills?  Are you likely to have future medical bills as a result of your injuries?  Did  you lose any income as a result of your injuries?  Do your injuries impact your future earning capacity?  How have the injuries affected your ability to enjoy your life?  

There are many more questions that have to be answered.  Here are just a few.  How old are you?  Do you have any other medical conditions that affect the quality or length of your life?  What was your level of physical activity before you injury?  Where did the injury happen?  Where will your case be tried?  How did you get injured?   Who caused your injuries?  Who is the adverse lawyer?

The answer to these questions, and many more, impact the value of a case and therefore how much money you should originally seek from a jury or in a settlement demand.  The careful consideration of all of these factors is why you should seek the help of an experienced lawyer to help you.  How do you find such a lawyer?  Read here.

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