The attorneys at our law firm have provided legal consultations to dozens of individuals who have suffered from serious injuries in bus accidents and other public transportation related collisions. There are numerous questions commonly asked to our legal representatives. One of the most common questions during legal consultations is, “what is the value of my case,” or “how much money do you think my case will settle for,”.
Value of a Bus Accident LawsuitEvery case is different comprising of a set of unique facts and circumstances. Thus an estimated evaluation of a lawsuit can only be provided during a legal consultations. However, there several important factors in every case which should be evaluated by a personal injury lawyer before an estimates valuation of a civil lawsuit can be assessed. Some of the most important factors in determining a estimated monetary recovery valuation is presented below.
Factors in Determining the Value of a Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit1. Severity of the Injury: The extent of injuries sustained due to the negligent or intentional conduct of others is the most important factor in evaluating an estimated potential settlement amount in a bus auto accident lawsuit. Unfortunately, victims of accidents with buses or passengers of buses often suffer serious and often catastrophic injuries. Such injuries can be financially devastating resulting in tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills and hospitalization costs. Common injuries resulting from a bus accident include
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Damage
- Whiplash and other severe neck trauma
- Torn ligament and knee damage
- Trauma to the face resulting in facial fracture, broken nose, and lacerations
- Internal organ injury
- Soft tissue injury including muscle contusions