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Can I Get Compensation If I Get a Concussion in a Car Accident?

March 26, 2021   |   Posted by: Begum Law Group
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Yes. Concussions after car accidents can be severe and may have a long-lasting impact on your life. No matter how severe your concussion, you likely have medical bills, lost wages, and more than the insurance company should pay you for.

Begum Law Group Injury Lawyers has helped thousands of car accident victims like you. Alexander Begum is The Law Giant. He will make sure the insurance company pays you what you deserve.

Call us today at (866) 523-4167 or use our online contact form to reach out.

How Much Money Can I Get for a Concussion Claim?

Concussions can be very severe. They always require medical diagnosis, which may include imaging and opinions from specialists. At the very least, you likely went to the emergency room after your accident. You probably have thousands of dollars in medical bills. Those medical bills should be covered 100% by the insurance company of the at-fault driver.

If you cannot work after a car accident due to your concussion, you can also get reimbursement for lost wages. It’s also possible to get money for loss of earning potential if you’re unable to do the same types of work after being seriously injured.

Other types of compensation you can get in a car accident claim include:

Although every claim is different, when you call Begum Law Group Injury Lawyers, we will give you an idea of how much your claim is worth.

The average settlement in a personal injury case, according to Nolo.com, is $52,600. However, when you work with an experienced personal injury attorney, you are likely to get more. The average settlement for someone who used an attorney was $77,600. For people who handled their own claims, they only got $17,600.

Concussion claims can be even more expensive than other injuries. They often lead to long-term injuries that require ongoing medical treatment and continuous care from specialists. We may need to work with experts to determine precisely how much money you need to cover all of your past and future expenses.

How Are Concussion Claims Valued?

When determining how much your concussion claim is worth, Begum Law Group Injury Lawyers will begin by looking at your past medical bills and your doctors’ opinions about your future medical needs. We will ask experts to give an opinion about how much future medical treatment you will need and its cost.

We will also figure out how much you have lost from being unable to work. If you haven’t been able to go back to work, we will determine when you will return and if you can do the same type of work. You may have symptoms due to the concussion that make you unable to do the same work. We will use an expert to determine how much money you are losing in having to take on lower-paying jobs.

All of your past and future expenses will be considered when putting a value on your claim.

Contact Begum if You Have a Concussion From a Car Accident

Begum Law Group Injury Lawyers has worked with many victims who have received concussions in car accidents. We know how to get proper opinions from experts who will evaluate your claim.

Call us today at (866) 523-4167 or use our online contact form to reach out.

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