The Benefits of a Trial for Personal Injury Claims
When a person has been injured because of another person’s reckless or irresponsible behavior, it is often the case that they may be entitled to pursue a personal injury claim in order to recover compensation for their damages. However, there are a number of different approaches that clients and their attorneys may take in these situations.
In many cases, an attorney will attempt to steer a client towards reaching a settlement with whoever may have been responsible for their injuries. However, this may not always be in the best interests of the client, particularly if they have suffered from serious injuries or permanent disability. In these situations, it may be more advantageous to pursue a trial.
There are a number of important reasons that may make a trial a better option for injury victims than a hastily-reached settlement agreement, including the following:
- More accurate reflection of the full extent of damages suffered by injury victims
- Likelihood of recovering a greater total amount than would be available in a settlement agreement
For these and other reasons, a trial is often the best means available for personal injury victims to secure the full and fair compensation they need.
Contact an Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer Today
If you have been the victim of a serious injury caused by someone else, you may deserve compensation for what you’ve been through. Contact the lawyers from The Rowley Law Firm today by calling us at (805) 272-4001 to learn more about what we are prepared to do to help you.