At Compass Law Group, PC we understand that when you’ve suffered a serious injury due to another party’s negligence you want, need, and deserve compensation. Our acclaimed legal team, working diligently out of five offices throughout California, has the knowledge, experience, and well-honed skills to win just compensation for your personal injury case. We know that, as you recover from your trauma and assess how life-altering your injury will be, you are no doubt wondering how your case will be valued for damages.
Our personal injury attorneys are well-schooled in the intricacies of California law and the workings of insurance companies as well as the formulas used to evaluate damages. We also have worked in the field long enough to have insight into the process. Once you become our client, we will dedicate ourselves to winning a lawsuit against the person or entity that harmed you so that you will have the financial resources you require to secure your future.
Though we try not to think of the dangers that surround us as we go about our daily lives, there are many ways we can be injured by others, including motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and product liability. Compass Law Group handles all three.
It is difficult to categorize the severity of injuries. Whatever type of pain or incapacity you’re experiencing is difficult to bear. Nonetheless, your legal compensation will depend on the nature of your injury. Whether you have suffered: a bone fracture, a burn, a spinal cord injury, loss of vision or hearing, a herniated disc, a dog bite, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) or any other physical harm, the court will assess its severity in terms of medical costs, length of incapacity, prognosis, and permanent disfigurement and/or disability.
There are two kinds of compensatory damages our attorneys will fight to win: economic and non-economic.
Economic damages will reimburse you for actual costs and monetary losses, including:
Non-economic damages will compensate you for intangible but very real results of your injury, such as:
It is important to be aware that California has no cap on compensatory damages (except in cases of medical malpractice).
Obviously, it is challenging to assign a dollar amount to pain and suffering. Nonetheless, there are two different formulas to do just that:
It should be noted that under California law, uninsured drivers may not be able to bring a claim for pain and suffering. If you are uninsured, it is essential that you contact one of our savvy attorneys as quickly as possible.
Our sharp attorneys may also be able to win you punitive damages, over and above compensatory ones, if the offending party has behaved especially reprehensibly — with malice, the intent to harm or extreme recklessness. It pays to remember, though, that the plaintiff only wins punitive damages about 5 percent of the time.
If punitive damages are awarded, they typically amount to three or four times the amount of the compensatory damages. The amount awarded generally depends on:
Because of all the variables involved in how your case will be valued, the most important decision you will make is which personal injury you will use. If you are in California, Compass Law Group is a very wise choice. We have five offices up and down the state and as strong a reputation for integrity, attention to detail, and compassion as you’re likely to find.
Over our years in practice, we have perfected our tactical skills. We know how persuasive objective evidence is, so we will use any and all of the following in court to support your cause:
Above all else, we have the negotiation and litigation skills necessary to win your maximum compensation for the awful ordeal you are going through.
Compass Law Group’s attorneys have outstanding credentials and a superb standing in the legal community. We also have a track record of winning millions of dollars for our deserving clients. Above all, we value you and your right to compensation. Aware of how overwhelming your present situation is, we are prepared to fight aggressively on your behalf and will charge you no attorneys’ fees until we win your damages.
No matter who the opposing party is, they can’t outwork, outwit or outspend Compass Law Group, PC. We will do everything that is necessary to win the case, and we’re here to help victims fight back against those who injured them.
Hiring the right personal injury attorney can often make the difference between getting the maximum settlement to account for your medical care, damages and lost wages or getting short changed or even having your case dismissed completely.
Have you been injured in an accident due to the negligence of others? Contact the Los Angeles personal injury attorneys at the Compass Law Group, PC because finding direction after an accident means having a great Compass on hand.