How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Last?
For many people who suffer in personal injury accidents, financial compensation from the party at fault is imperative for covering accident damages without destabilizing the victims’ finances. However, personal injury lawsuits sometimes involve a tradeoff between the compensation amount and the amount of time that the case takes to reach its conclusion.
If you have been hurt due to another person’s negligence or recklessness, you may be entitled to pursue financial compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. For additional information about this process and how we may be able to help, contact an personal injury lawyer of the Law Offices of Vic Feazell, P.C., today at 512-372-8100.
Factors Affecting Lawsuit’s Timeframe
When people seek financial compensation for personal injuries, they often worry about whether this compensation will reach them in time to cover the costs of damages. In some cases, accident victims may be driven into debt and even pushed to bankruptcy if their compensation is delayed.
If you are concerned about how long your case may take, you have the following options when filing:
- Push for an early settlement, often at a lower value
- Wait for a more significant settlement that may cover more injury costs
- Wait for the court’s decision, which may provide a substantial compensation award
If you have any questions about which of these options is best for you, you may want to consult with a personal injury attorney for more information.
An injury caused by someone else’s negligence may leave you facing significant financial difficulties. However, compensation may be available through a personal injury claim. To learn more about your options after an injury, contact an injury attorney of the Law Offices of Vic Feazell, P.C., by calling 512-372-8100.