Will Your San Diego Personal Injury Case Go To Trial?

Posted By The McClellan Law Firm || Jan 20, 2014

Most injured victims and their loved ones who make the decision to file a personal injury claim have never before encountered the legal system. For many, the claim process can appear overwhelming and complex, which is why questions are common. At The McClellan Law Firm, our San Diego injury lawyers are committed to addressing any and all questions our clients have. Among the many questions we receive from the victims we represent, some of the most common involve whether or not their case will go to trial.

Whether or not your case will extend into the trial phase will depend on a number of factors unique to your situation, including:

  • Can your case be resolved fairly out of court? – It is important to remember that not all cases go to trial. In fact, most personal injury claims are resolved out of court during settlement negotiations. If fair settlements are offered, or negotiated, it can save time and considerable financial and emotional expenses.
  • The unique facts of your case – Accidents and injuries are always unique, which is why it is difficult to determine how your case can be resolved without personally evaluating your situation. Our firm offers free case evaluations precisely because of this, and we make every effort to understand your injuries, the accident, and your needs and goals.
  • How will the insurance company react? – Personal injury claims – or lawsuits – are filed against the person or party responsible for your damage. Typically and more accurately, they are filed against the at-fault party's insurance provider. As insurance providers do everything to minimize victims' payouts, it is common for these companies to dispute claims or offer less-than-fair settlements. Should this happen in your case, pursuing a trial may become a favorable option.

Because our attorneys make the extra effort to personally understand our clients' needs, we are able to help them make informed decisions about how best to resolve their personal injury claims. Regardless of whether your case ends up at the settlement table or trial, you can be confident knowing that you will have experienced advocates on your side should you choose to work with our firm. Throughout the years, our legal team has secured numerous positive case results, including over 100 verdicts and settlements of more than $100 million each.

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