Were you injured in New Orleans and seeking a personal injury attorney? If you were slammed with medical bills from a recent accident or injury, and even if you think the slightest bit that you might have a personal injury case on hand, consider hiring a New Orleans personal injury lawyer. Although you are not guaranteed to win a personal injury lawsuit, hiring an attorney will help in determining the outcome of the case.
What is My Personal Injury Lawsuit Worth?
Though I have to express: no money is guaranteed, no two cases are exactly alike, and the circumstances behind each personal injury case is important. Nevertheless, it is possible to win enough money to cover your medical expenses and other damages. You are probably asking yourself, “What is my personal injury case worth?” There are a number of different factors that play a part in your personal injury suit including the different types of “compensatory” damages which are the different types of payouts the injured person can receive money for.
What Kinds of Compensatory Damages Exist?
If you hire a personal injury lawyer in New Orleans, you have the opportunity to seek compensation for damages that include:
- Emotional Distress
- Income (or loss of income)
- Loss of Consortium with your loved ones (relationship distress)
- Loss of Enjoyment
- Medical Bills for Treatment
- Property Damages (such as loss of a car)
How Much Money Can I Expect to Win if I Win?
Obviously every single personal injury case, whether it is a motor vehicle accident case or not, is different and there is no way to know prior to your case how much money you could win in damages in Louisiana. An average case is worth between $10,000.00 – $15,000.00 which, after your fees and expenses, might result in $4,000.00 in your pocket. It is best to consult with a personal injury lawyer to determine how much in compensatory damages you could receive. For a free consultation regarding your recent injury, feel free to call me at toll free (866) 459-4478 or contact me via e-mail.