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The Possible Outcomes of
a Personal Injury Claim
Disclaimer: The contents of this presentation
are general in nature. Please use your
discretion while following them. The author
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If you are filing a personal injury claim, it is important for you
to understand the possible outcomes of your claim.
The possible outcomes may be:
The Case May Settle Out of Court
Most personal injury claims reach a settlement before going to trial.
By signing the settlement agreement, you agree to drop the case in
exchange for monetary compensation for:
• Past, present and future medical bills
• Lost income
• Diminished capacity to earn
• Pain and suffering
• Cost to repair damaged property, such
as a crashed vehicle or motorcycle
The Case May Go to Trial
If the insurance company offers you a low settlement or refuses
to compensate you, your attorney may take your case to trial.
You May Win the Case at Trial
If you win your personal injury case at the trial, damages will be
awarded to compensate you for hospital bills, lost wages, pain
and suffering and other losses.
The Defendant May Win the Case at Trial
• If the defendant wins the case at trial, you will not receive an
• You may, however, be ordered to reimburse the defendant for
legal fees, court filing fees, attorney fees and other taxable
costs of the defendant.
Appealing the Verdict
• If the judgement goes against you, you have 30 days to appeal
• If an appellate court finds that there was an error in the
judgement, the court can either remand the case for further
adjudication or overturn the judgement.
• At Dervishi Law Group, P.C., we specialize in
personal injury cases.
• You can depend on our knowledge and skills
when it comes to representing you in a
personal injury claim.
Dervishi Law Group, P.C.
2322 Arthur Ave., Suite 3A
Bronx, New York 10458
718-619-4525 and 917-300-0797