There are many, many factors that go into evaluating what any particular claim is worth. Each case is different and it is impossible to provide a specific dollar figure for any claim. No attorney can ever guarantee you will obtain compensation for your case or that you will receive any certain amount of compensation. That being said, Upton Law Firm have vast experience in evaluating potential claims and can provide you with an honest evaluation of your claim and provide you with an assessment of what your claim may be worth.
The value of your case depends on a number of different variables, including but not limited to:
- The specific facts of your case
- The injuries, damages, or losses you sustained
- The state where your injuries, damages, or losses were sustained
- The experience skill and dedication of your attorney
If it can be established that an individual or organization was legally at fault and for your injuries, damages, or losses, then you may be entitled to claim compensation or money damages or other forms of relief.
Depending on the state in which you live, you may be able to recover economic damages and non-economic damages. Economic damages are relatively easy to calculate and cover things such property damages, lost income, lost profits, lost value, out-of-pocket expenses, and medical bills. They can also cover future lost earnings and expenses. In contract cases, economic damages may be spelled out in the contract. For employment cases, economic damages can include back pay, front pay, and the value of lost fringe benefits.
Non-economic damages can be awarded in many cases, and can include payments for emotional distress and anguish. They can include payments for loss of enjoyment of life and pain and suffering, in the case of personal injury. Due to their more subjective nature, these damages can be more difficult to evaluate.
It is important to understand that each case is unique and the value of your claim will depend on a wide variety of factors.