The average settlement for broken ribs in a car accident is difficult to estimate because the severity of the injury, the victim’s ability to recover, and the percentage of liability will vary. Typically, settlement amounts for broken ribs and similar injuries will include financial coverage of medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other forms of recoverable damages.
Trying to assess the financial impact of a car accident alone is often difficult, given the legal and financial complexities of these cases. Working with a lawyer from our law firm can help you get the answers you are looking for without causing further stress. When our legal team takes you on as a client, we will address your concerns, answer your questions, and negotiate for a settlement on your behalf.
Pursuing Recoverable Damages for Broken Ribs After a Car Accident
Broken ribs are common in traffic accidents. However, they can vary in severity depending on where the break occurred and the victim’s ability to heal. For example, broken arms or legs, while serious, could heal in most cases without causing further issues. On the other hand, spinal cord injuries and head injuries can cause secondary damage that may be permanent, including paralysis or traumatic brain injuries.
Whether your broken bones were caused by someone else’s drunk driving or another act of recklessness, you may qualify to seek compensation for your losses from the party responsible. Some potential types of damages that you may recover after a car accident include the following:
- Emergency medical intervention if you received treatment at the scene
- Wages and benefits you missed while out of work
- Property damage to your vehicle
- Assistive medical devices, such as crutches
- Surgeries, X-rays, and other medical procedures
- Prescription medication
- In-home medical care
- Mental anguish
A lawyer from our team will stand up and lead the pursuit of justice on your behalf when you choose us to represent the case. You can feel confident that we will fight to recover all forms of financial compensation that the negligent party owes you.
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A Car Accident Lawyer from Our Team Can Fight for You
With our law firm on your side, you won’t have to worry about handling the legal aspects of your case. We will work to uncover every last detail about your car accident and its resulting damage. One of our lawyers will investigate the incident and look at the role of other parties in our pursuit of justice. We will also go after all forms of compensation that you qualify to seek for your losses and damages.
Along the way, you can expect to have all your questions answered promptly. To support this, you’ll receive your assigned attorney’s phone number for easy access and frequent updates on the status of your case.
Responsive Legal Care
Our team seeks to go above and beyond for our clients when we can. For example, we can help you seek repairs for your vehicle or schedule your appointments when necessary. All these services are available on a contingency-fee basis, which means you don’t have to worry about owing anything if we don’t win or even paying out of pocket. Learn more about how we handle car accident cases below.
Navigating the State’s Personal Injury Laws
There are state-specific laws and statutes that can impact both the timeline and strength of your case after a car accident. According to Florida Statute § 95.11(3)(a), those who suffer an injury have a limited time to take legal action and begin building a case against the liable party.
When you contact our team soon after an accident, you give us the chance to get started on moving your case forward right away. Our lawyers will investigate the incident in detail and work to use the relevant laws and evidence to support your case.
Constructing Your Case Against the Other Driver
Seeking compensation after a car accident with the help of our firm often begins with an investigation into the other driver’s liability. Reckless driving, distracted driving, and drowsy driving are just a few examples of irresponsible acts that may pin liability on another party.
We will look to the role of other drivers, as well as road and weather conditions when assessing liability. This process will involve collecting evidence such as witness reports, photos, and videos. From here, our legal team will negotiate with the parties connected to your case as we seek to recover all forms of compensation that the liable party may owe you.
Support for Your Car Accident Case is One Call Away
It can be challenging to pin down the average settlement for broken bones in a car accident, as there are many factors to consider. Everything from the role of another driver to a state-specific law can dramatically impact a final settlement amount. Our team can work with you to determine your eligibility for compensation and advocate for your legal rights while you rest and recover.
When a lawyer from the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine represents you, we want you to feel that your recovery is our priority. While you worry about getting better, we take care of everything else. Call our office at 1-800-747-3733 to discuss your case and how one of our lawyers can serve you.
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