Daytona Beach, FL—Before a truck accident case can settle, a few things need to happen. If the case was brought before the court, a judge and/or jury will first need to decide if the plaintiff (i.e. the victim) is entitled to damages. If the court finds that the victim should be awarded compensation based on the evidence that was provided, the court will need to then decide on how much they should receive.
Once all the details have been worked out, then the case can settle.
In the event the two parties involved in the case are working toward reaching an agreement privately and without the help of the court, then the case can be settled once an agreement has been reached. Sometimes, when both parties are eager to close the case quickly or avoid having to go to trial, they will come to terms on how much compensation should be paid so that they don’t incur additional court costs.
How long does it take for a truck crash case to settle?
While some cases can settle in just a few months, others might take longer. It all depends on the complexity of the case. Generally, when the injuries are severe and the victim is seeking a substantial amount of compensation, the case might take longer to settle. Cases can also take longer to settle when one or more parties are involved.
What is the average payout for a truck accident case?
While there is no set amount that is awarded to truck accident victims, past verdicts are sometimes used to help determine a fair amount that should be awarded. Other factors including injuries, medical expenses, and lost wages are also used to determine how much a victim should receive.
Obtaining an Estimate for a Truck Crash Case
If an individual or a loved one of theirs was involved in a truck accident in Daytona Beach, FL and they would like to receive an estimate for what their case is worth, the FL truck accident attorneys at Pappas and Russell, P.A. can provide it. An estimate is an approximate amount and doesn’t always reflect the true amount a victim should receive. Instead, an estimate gives a victim an idea as to how much they should seek either from the insurance company and/or the at-fault party.
Truck crash victims who would like to learn more about recovering compensation for their injuries and other accident-related losses can contact Pappas and Russell, P.A. to speak with a skilled Daytona Beach, FL truck accident lawyer. An attorney will determine how much time the victim has left to take legal action and what their case is worth.
Pappas and Russell, P.A. is located at:
213 Silver Beach Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32118