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I was in a bad car accident and the doctor says it’s going to take a long time to heal and I may need surgery. What would my accident claim be worth?

The first thing you should do is to reach out to an experienced personal injury lawyer with a track record of handling auto accident injury claims. You need to know your legal rights when you have been involved in a collision. And you can rest assured that insurance companies will try to take advantage of you if you do not have a lawyer.

Since each accident and the injuries sustained in that collision are different, it is difficult to provide a definitive amount of compensation to which you may be entitled to. However, it is safe to say that the value of your claim may be determined by a variety of things, such as:

  • The severity of your injuries
  • The nature of your injuries
  • Past medical costs
  • Future medical costs
  • Your estimated recovery time
  • The amount of money you have lost
  • The severity of your emotional distress, pain and suffering
  • The negligent conduct of the other driver (defendant)

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