Settlement Of The Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Accident Case:
When it comes to personal injury, wrongful death and accident cases, insurance companies in may pretend that they do not care whether you take them to court or not. In some cases, they actually don not, because they believe they have the upper hand. In other cases, they are secretly terrified that you will push forward with the help of a trusted David (i.e. a qualified Alabama personal injury lawyer, wrongful death lawyer and accident trial lawyer) by your side with their trusted slingshot, five smooth stones and invisible armor.
As Alabama personal injury lawyers, wrongful death lawyers and accident trial lawyers, we are often asked, “How do you know when you are ready to settle?” To properly answer this question, it all goes back to trial preparation of the personal injury, wrongful death and accident case.
Once the personal injury, wrongful death and accident case has been investigated, prepared and worked up as if it were going to trial, then the Alabama personal injury lawyers, wrongful death lawyers and accident trial lawyers is in the best position at that point to evaluate the case for settlement. Remember and keep in mind that this evaluation can include bringing in experts in the medical, psychological, legal, financial, engineering, accident reconstruction and investigative, fields. Further, even if a lawsuit is never filed and the case does not see the courtroom, personal injury, wrongful death and accident cases should be prepared for trial in an effort to prove and demonstrate liability, injuries, and damages, overcome defenses, and add value to the case to maximize recovery, help the client heal and protect the community. This puts the personal injury and accident lawyer law firm in the best position to demonstrate that full compensation serves to protect the public by sending a message that people and businesses that violate rules and expose the public to unnecessary danger will be required to pay in full measure. It also serves to protect the public by exacting change and conformity to safety rules and regulations in your community.
Please, continue to follow Dothan, Alabama personal injury, wrongful death and accident trial lawyer Aaron Gartlan of the Gartlan Injury Law, as they continue to explain the settlement process in a personal injury, wrongful death and accident case in part two of this series. To learn even more contact them for a free consultation.
Aaron Gartlan is a graduate of Troy University and the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law who focuses his practice exclusively on representing those injured by the wrongdoing of others. He is member of the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In addition to his legal practice, Aaron teaches Business Law as an adjunct instructor at Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business and serves as a field artillery sergeant in the Alabama National Guard.