How Do I Settle My Injury Claim Out of Court? | Denver Injury LawyersLast updated on: April 5, 2021
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Personal injury claims can disrupt your daily life in a variety of ways. Injury claims can be a financial burden as you navigate payments for medical expenses and legal fees. If the parties cannot settle the claim, you may find yourself going to trial and leaving the fate of your claim up to a judge or jury.
Going to trial is not only expensive but also a long process that can be drawn out for many months. Settling a personal injury claim out of court will likely save you time and money, and there are a number of strategies for settling an injury claim out of court.
Understanding your options when it comes to settling a claim out of court will help you make the best decisions for your situation. A personal injury attorney can help you determine how best to settle your injury claim out of court.
If you or a loved is trying to settle an injury claim out of court, call Zinda Law Group at (800) 863-5312 for a 100% free case evaluation with our Denver personal injury attorneys.
One of the easiest ways to settle your injury claim out of court is to accept a settlement offer. Settlement negotiations will likely ensue from the beginning of your claim. However, the offers you receive may not be enough to cover your expenses.
You do not have to feel pressured to take the first settlement offer if you believe you deserve more. It is very likely that the first offer will not be the only offer. Make a counteroffer with supporting information to see how far the other side is willing to concede.
If settlement negotiations are at a standstill, you may want to give mediation a try.
Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that allows the parties to resolve their dispute without a trial. A meditator helps facilitate the conversation between the parties, assess their options, and clarify issues.
Both parties still maintain the discretion to determine if they would like to settle the case or not. The mediator is not there to tell you how to resolve the case. Mediation can be a great tool to facilitate a settlement out of court.
Another option to settle your personal injury claim out of court is to go through arbitration. Arbitration involves an arbitrator who will review the evidence, listen to both sides, and render a decision. This process is more formal than mediation, but less formal and less expensive than going to court.
Arbitration decisions are binding on the parties, so there is chance you may not get the outcome you are looking for. This can be a good option if you really want to resolve the claim out of court and negotiation and mediation have been unsuccessful.
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At Zinda Law Group, our personal injury attorneys have helped thousands of people settle injury claims out of court. We have the knowledge and resources necessary to help you seek maximum compensation for your damages.
Our firm also believes that a personal injury victim should never have to worry about their ability to afford legal representation. That is why we offer 100% free consultations, and why you will pay nothing unless we achieve a favorable settlement, judgment, or verdict for your personal injury case. That’s our No Fee Guarantee.
If you or your loved one is trying to settle your injury claim out of court, call Zinda Law Group at (800) 863-5312 to receive your free consultation with our Denver personal injury attorneys.
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