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August 2, 2023

Nerve Damage Compensation Calculator

Legally reviewed by: Jessica Anvar Stotz, JD, MBA

As a State Bar Certified California attorney referral service, we’ve spoken to and referred many people who are experiencing a nerve damage injury. Nerve damage is a serious matter and we think we can help your road to recovery with our nerve damage calculator below.

Calculate What Your Nerve Damage Injury is Worth Now

To calculate your potential settlement, fill out the questions below. In about 90 seconds you’ll receive an approximate settlement. Don’t delay! Put an end to the medical bills and expenses that keep coming and start your journey to recovery.

Factors that Commonly Affect Nerve Damage Settlement Amounts

SEVERITY OF NERVE DAMAGE Mild nerve irritation with temporary discomfort Moderate nerve impairment with partial loss of function Severe nerve injury resulting in permanent disability
MEDICAL EXPENSES Minor medical treatment and therapy costs Substantial medical bills for surgeries and ongoing treatments Extensive medical procedures, long-term care, and assistive devices
LOST WAGES Short recovery period with minimal time off work Extended recovery leading to significant lost income Permanent inability to work, substantial lost earning capacity
PAIN & SUFFERING Limited pain and discomfort Moderate pain and emotional distress Severe and chronic pain affecting daily life quality
EVIDENCE Clear evidence linking nerve damage to the accident Some evidence but requires expert testimony Strong evidence establishing direct causation
PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS Pre-existing nerve conditions unrelated to the accident Pre-existing conditions partially affected by the accident No pre-existing nerve conditions, clear impact from the accident
NEGLIGENCE Minor negligence on the part of the at-fault party Significant negligence contributing to the accident Gross negligence or intentional harm by the at-fault party
LEGAL REPRESENTATION Limited legal representation Skilled personal injury attorney Experienced and specialized nerve injury lawyer
IMPACT ON DAILY LIFE Minimal disruption to daily activities Some interference with daily tasks and hobbies Profound impact on daily life and independence
DURATION OF RECOVERY Quick recovery period Lengthy recovery and rehabilitation Permanent disability, lifelong medical management
EMOTIONAL DISTRESS Minor emotional impact Emotional trauma and mental distress Severe emotional suffering and psychological consequences

Handling a Claim on Your Own vs. with a Lawyer

ASPECT Settling on Your Own with Insurance Company Hiring a Lawyer
UNDERSTANDING LEGALITIES May struggle with complex insurance policies, legal jargon, and procedures. Lawyers are knowledgeable in personal injury law and insurance practices.
NAVIGATING INSURANCE TACTICS May face challenges dealing with skilled adjusters who aim to minimize settlements. Lawyers can counter tactics, protecting your rights and seeking fair compensation.
MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION Responsibility to gather and present medical evidence may be overwhelming. Lawyers can help obtain and interpret medical documentation to support your claim.
NEGOTIATION SKILLS May lack expertise in negotiating with insurance companies, risking undervalued settlements. Lawyers are skilled negotiators, aiming for the best possible outcome for you.
TIME & EFFORTS Requires considerable time and effort on your part to communicate, document, and negotiate. Lawyers handle the entire process, relieving you of the burden and saving time.
LEGAL REPRESENTATION You are representing yourself, potentially leading to undervalued settlements. Lawyers advocate for your best interests, ensuring you are not taken advantage of.
LEGAL STRATEGY & OPTIONS Limited knowledge may result in overlooking potential legal avenues for compensation. Lawyers devise effective strategies and explore all available options.
HANDLING COMPLEX ISSUES May struggle with handling complex legal issues and challenging insurance situations. Lawyers are equipped to tackle complex matters, ensuring a strong case presentation.
OBJECTIVE ADVICE May find it challenging to assess the true value of your claim objectively. Lawyers provide impartial advice, evaluating your claim’s worth accurately.
You may be unprepared to represent yourself in court, if necessary. Lawyers can represent you in court, if the case goes to trial.

Some of the Most Common and Uncommon Benefits of Working with an Injury Lawyer

Most Common Benefits

  1. Legal Expertise: Lawyers provide specialized knowledge and expertise in navigating complex legal systems, ensuring accurate advice and representation.
  2. Case Strategy: Attorneys develop effective strategies, increasing the chances of favorable outcomes and protecting clients’ rights and interests.
  3. Negotiation and Advocacy: Lawyers negotiate with opposing parties and skillfully advocate on behalf of clients, securing better settlements and defending their positions.

Uncommon Benefits

  1. Medical Expertise and Connections: Personal injury lawyers often have access to a network of medical experts and specialists. They can help you find the right medical professionals to assess and treat your injuries properly, ensuring you receive the best care and maximizing the value of your claim.
  2. Understanding Insurance Tactics: Personal injury lawyers have extensive experience dealing with insurance companies. They understand the tactics insurers may use to undervalue or deny claims. Having a lawyer on your side can help level the playing field, as they can anticipate these tactics and negotiate effectively to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries and damages.
  3. Contingency Fee Arrangement: Uncommon in other legal areas, personal injury lawyers often work on a contingency fee basis. This means they only get paid if they win your case, taking a percentage of the settlement. This arrangement allows access to legal representation for those who might not afford it otherwise, ensuring everyone has a fair chance to seek compensation for their injuries.

Find Out What Your Settlement is Worth

If you or your family member believes they have a nerve damage injury case, don’t delay seeking legal help. We connect people with some of the best injury lawyers in the state for free.

Call 24/7 to get connected with a top rated attorney and begin your journey to recovery. The last thing we want to see is anyone becoming overwhelmed due to medical expenses piling up. Or, their case being dismissed because they waited too long to reach out for help.

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About the Author

Jessica Anvar

California Consumer Litigation Attorney Jessica Anvar, Esq. is the Founder and Managing Partner of Lemon Law Experts California’s leading lemon law firm. She has multiple years’ worth of experience working with both state and federal lemon laws. Her practice focuses exclusively on consumer protection cases. Ms. Anvar received her J.D. from Loyola Law School. She also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola Marymount University. Jessica is very active in her local legal community and has helped thousands of clients across the state of California. She has an outstanding record as a true advocate for consumers.

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