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Personal Injury Expert Answers 4 Common Questions About Settlements May 15, 2017

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Personal Injury Expert Answers 4 Common Questions About Settlements, Groton, Connecticut

Most personal injury cases are settled before they reach trial. If you want to protect your interests during the negotiation process and avoid getting pressured to accept an unfair settlement, Mark O. Grater Attorney at Law in Groton, CT, will help. Below, this experienced personal injury attorney provides the answers to just a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding settlements.

What Are the Benefits of Settling?

Both parties can benefit when an injury claim is settled. As the accident victim, you will receive compensation faster than if your case went to court, which can take months or even years to resolve. Settling is also a guarantee, whereas a trial could leave you with nothing.

What Is a Fair Settlement Amount?

Every personal injury claim is different, so there is no figure that applies to all cases. You can use an online settlement calculator to get an estimate, but only your attorney will be able to provide you with a clear picture of both the economic and noneconomic damages that pertain to your case.

Will My Settlement Cover Medical Bills?

personal injury Groton CTAll injury settlements include compensation for both past medical bills and future rehabilitation costs; however, health insurance provider may have a lien on a portion of your settlement to cover bills you have already incurred.

Can I Reject a Settlement?

A settlement is a legal agreement between two parties. If one party does not agree, the settlement cannot proceed. Although most personal injury claims settle, a small percentage of them do go to trial. If you do not receive a fair offer, your attorney may find that going to court is in your best interest.

If you have a pending personal injury claim and need a seasoned ally to negotiate a fair settlement on your behalf, you can count on Mark O. Grater Attorney at Law. Visit the firm online to learn more about their legal team’s extensive experience in injury law. Call (860) 449-8059 to schedule an initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer today.

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