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How Much are the Average California Personal Injury Verdicts?

Posted by Bruce B. Brusavich | Oct 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another party in the state of California, it is natural to wonder how much your case is worth. When you file a California personal injury claim, your claim may include the cost of medical care you required, your pain and suffering, the cost of your property damages, and lost wages if you were unable to return to work. The best way to learn more about the specific details of your case is to speak with a California personal injury attorney. 

The Torrance personal injury attorneys at AgnewBrusavich have been helping victims of California injury accidents see their full legal justice and obtain compensation since 1984. The attorneys at AgnewBrusavich are dedicated to protecting victims' rights. Our team will help you with your Torrance personal injury claim.

What are the Average Personal Injury Verdicts in California?

According to Jury Verdict Research, when a victim goes to trial in California during a California personal injury suit, on average $1,814,094 is awarded. Median verdicts in the state come in at around $114,305. California's wrongful death cases draw much higher verdicts due to the immense loss that victims of these cases have to endure. In these situations, the median verdict is $2,212,936. Wrongful death verdicts in California are significantly higher than the national average at $1,450,000.

There are certain injuries that are common with California personal injury claims. In California, about 17% of cases are related to neck and back strains. When a victim sustains a neck or back strain injury the median verdict is $10,885. Disc injury median verdicts in California is $84,550. This verdict amount is again, higher than the national average which comes in at $50,000. Brain injuries in California have a median verdict of $1,595,000 when compared to the national average at $1,400,000.

Not every California personal injury case is going to be a winner. It is estimated that 41% of plaintiffs will be awarded a settlement when they pursue a personal injury suit. Statistically, it is known that a victim's chances of a successful suit rise significantly when they work with a California serious injury attorney. Also, statistics say the settlement amount a victim receives is also higher when they have legal representation.

Speak with a California Personal Injury Accident Attorney Today

You are within your rights to pursue a personal injury claim if you were injured in an accident by another party's negligent behavior. The resourceful California personal injury lawyers at AgnewBrusavich can help. The toll that the legal burden puts on victims who are already under stress as they are recovering from their injuries can be immense and make the recovery process that much more difficult.  

The Torrance legal team at AgnewBrusavich will fight to protect your rights and take the legal burden off of your plate. Call AgnewBrusavich today at (310) 928-9081 to schedule your free consultation.

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