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FAQ: How do you calculate pain and suffering?

This is a subjective award which takes into account many factors including, but not limited to, mental anguish, temporary and permanent impairment, disfigurement, loss of consortium, and future pain and suffering stemming from the injuries.

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FAQ: How much do insurance companies pay for pain and suffering?

There is no set amount that is awarded for pain and suffering and is a largely subjective payment based on doctor’s records, affected daily living, client testimony, and any future impairment arising from the injuries sustained in the accident.

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FAQ: How much compensation do you get for brain injury?

Brain injuries are compensated much higher than soft tissue injuries and in some cases fractures. The amount of compensation is dependent on a number of factors, including but not limited to, the degree of negligence of the at fault party, the extent or severity of the injury itself, and any present or future impairment caused

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FAQ: Is there a statute of limitations on a wrongful death suit?

You must file a suit for wrongful death no later than two years after the death of the injured person. There are some more complicated exceptions to this rule, such as if you only reasonably discovered the negligence after the death, you may be able to begin the two year statute on the discovery of

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FAQ: Can you sue someone for causing a car accident?

You can always sue someone over a car accident, the real question is, should you? An experienced personal injury attorney can advise you on the best options available for your specific case, so that you can make the most informed decision possible.

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FAQ: How much can I get for pain and suffering from a car accident?

There is no set number that you can get for “pain and suffering” in a car accident claim. Pain and suffering is part of a subset of damages called “general damages“ and will vary from case to case depending on the circumstances and the nature of the injury. This is why it is pivotal to

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FAQ: Can you fire a personal injury attorney?

Sometimes a lawyer and a client are not a good fit for a variety of reasons. If that is the case, a client may always request their file back to pursue an attorney that is a better fit. In that case, the attorney and client can part ways. You should read your contract carefully. Most

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FAQ: Can a personal injury lawyer drop your case?

A personal injury lawyer may drop your case for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to, you being at fault for the incident or there not being any valid insurance or source to recover from. Typically this means that the lawyer will not receive a fee from your case either. You should receive

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FAQ: What percentage does a personal injury lawyer take?

Personal injury lawyers typically charge anywhere from 30 – 50% of the gross recovery, depending on a wide range of factors. There is usually an escalation in the fee once suit is filed or an appeal is pursued. Furthermore, most personal injury lawyers will take cases on a “contingent basis.” That means that the lawyer

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FAQ: What is considered to be personal injury?

A personal injury will vary from person to person. What injures one individual may not injure another individual. That being said, if you have been injured and you are seeking medical treatment, you have suffered a personal injury. If this is the case, the personal injury lawyers at Funk and Associates can assist you in

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