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Understanding Financial Compensation
What are injured people entitled to collect?
You should never be forced to pay because of the recklessness of someone else. If you have been injured due to the negligence of another, you are entitled to financial compensation. You may be able to recover money for current and future medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering. It is no secret that insurance companies have provided financial incentives to their employees who reduce the value of insurance claims. Don’t let your claim go underpaid. Don’t take a quick settlement over long-term financial compensation. Call Aurora and Denver Personal Injury Attorney John R. Fuller now. He’s been fighting insurance companies for years and he will fight for you.
The Difference Between Settlement and Judgment
Financial Compensation can come in two common forms, 1.) Settlement and 2.) Judgment. A financial settlement usually comes from an insurance company that represents a responsible party. The terms of personal injury settlements vary greatly depending upon the details of the injury. Settlements are a way for both parties to avoid entering into the litigation process – which means actually filing a lawsuit with the court. If a settlement can not be reached before the statute of limitations, then you may have to actually file your lawsuit and prepare for trial. Trial provides the second most common avenue for financial compensation: jury verdict and judgement. In this scenario you bring your case in front of a judge and jury. Both the plaintiff and defense present their case to a jury or your peers. Based on the presented evidence, a jury decides who are all the responsible parties, what portion of the accident is each party responsible for, and how much financial compensation the injured person should receive.
Recent Settlements and Verdicts
|Settlement Amount||Case Type||Synopsis|
|$307,500.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Auto hit by trailer that dislodged from the hitch|
|$330,000.00||Litigation||MVA Crash||Client struck by a drunk driver|
|$750,000.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Crush injury following loading incident|
|$150,000.00||Litigation||Premises Liability||Fell in a hole in front of a grocery store|
|$225,000.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Head on collision with a drunk driver|
|$2,650,000.00||Litigation||MVA Crash||High speed rear-end auto accident|
|$200,000.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Low impact collision resulting in surgery|
|$100,000.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Low impact collision resulting premature birth of baby|
|$125,000.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Negligent driver attempted to turn in front of client|
|$250,000.00||Pre-Lit||Elder Abuse||Nursing Facility Malpractice|
|$275,000.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Passenger of vehicle driven by drunk driver|
|$100,055.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Passenger of vehicle that slid off the road and rolled|
|$160,000.00||Litigation||Other||Pedestrian hit by a bicyclist|
|$177,500.00||Litigation||MVA Crash||Pedestrian hit by auto backing-up|
|$2,100,000.00||Pre-Lit||Wrongful Death||Pedestrian killed by drunk driver while crossing the road|
|$150,000.00||Litigation||Premises Liability||Stationary bike malfunction at physical therapy|
|$135,000.00||Litigation||Premises Liability||Tripped on a drain grate in the sidewalk|
|$175,000.00||Litigation||Premises Liability||Tripped on raised sidewalk at her apartment complex|
|$100,000.00||Pre-Lit||MVA Crash||Vehicle made a illegal u-turn in front of client|
|$458,425.00||Pre-Lit||Wrongful Death||Wrongful death in the workplace|
With an eye on settlement, we prepare all of our cases as if they are going to trial. We will prepare your case in a way that lets all responsible parties know we are serious about protecting your legal rights and getting you the most money for their injuries.
Contact Our Colorado Personal Injury Law Firm Today
Put John R. Fuller, P.C. – a Denver financial compensation attorney on your side today. We are not afraid to take on businesses and insurance companies who try to minimize the value of our clients’ personal injury claims. Pain-free Personal Injury Representation • 303-597-4500