personal injury claim

Valuing a Burn Injury

Burn victims may be entitled to compensation from the party whose negligence or reckless caused the burn. However, as with any personal injury claim, it is difficult to accurately predict the settlement value of a burn injury. The major factors in determining the value of a burn injury claim are the severity of the injury, the intentions of the party who caused the burn, and the extent to which...
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Structured Payouts v. Lump Sum Settlement: What Is the Difference?

You got seriously injured in an accident. You diligently hired an experienced accident attorney who helped settle the personal injury claim against the at fault party. Now you have a choice of whether to take a lump sum payment or opt for a structured settlement. Before making this important decision, it is important to educate yourself and understand the difference with each type of payment. What Is a Structured...
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7 Factors That Impact the Value of a Disfiguring Injury Claim

An accident that causes disfiguring injuries can have a life altering impact on both the victim and his or her family members. Although no amount of monetary compensation will undo the harm done, it can bring a sense of financial relief and a closure for the victim and his or her loved ones. The value of your injury claim depends on various factors. Below are seven factors that can...
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