How Is a Car Accident Settlement Calculated

If another driver’s negligence causes you to be injured in a car accident, you’ll file a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance provider and settle the claim based on the legal damages – or losses – you’ve suffered. Obtaining a settlement that fairly addresses your physical, financial, and emotional losses is critical to your recovery, and an experienced Plano car accident attorney can help you with that.

Proving the Other Driver’s Negligence

To begin, you’ll need to establish that the other driver was responsible for the accident that left you injured, and this will hinge on evidence like the following:

Your dedicated car accident attorney will spare no effort in collecting all the available evidence in your case, and the sooner you reach out for legal guidance, the better protected your claim – and your recovery – will be. Finally, it’s important to note that, even if you share fault for the accident in question, you can seek a settlement that covers the percentage of fault the other driver is responsible for – as long as their burden is at least 50 percent.

Common Forms of Driver Negligence

While no two car accidents are alike, the kind of driver negligence that generally causes these crashes usually falls into one of the following categories:

Your Losses

Your car accident settlement will reflect the losses you experience as a result of the other driver’s negligence, including in relation to each of the following:

Your focused car accident attorney will endeavor to ensure that every category of loss you experience is well accounted for in their focused pursuit of a settlement that supports your ability to regain your health and well-being to the highest degree possible.

Consult with an Experienced Plano Car Accident Attorney Today

The seasoned car accident attorneys at The Law Office of Joel M. Vecchio, P.C. – proudly serving Plano, Texas – are committed to building your strongest car accident claim and fiercely advocating for a settlement that addresses your full range of losses. Your recovery is important to your future, so please don’t put off reaching out and contacting us online or calling 972-380-4444 for more information about what we can do to help you today.