Jefferson City, TN asked in Car Accidents for Tennessee

Q: How much can i get paid from a car accident

It was a head on accident

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2 Lawyer Answers
Kimberly K. Schreiber
Kimberly K. Schreiber
  • Memphis, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: This is a very broad question! There are so many factors that go into recovering in an accident. We need to know who was at fault, whether or not the at fault party was insured, what other assets they have to cover the damage, the extent of injuries and medical bills. Most attorneys will take your case on a contingency fee, which means you will not be out any money up front.

Drew Barnett
Drew Barnett
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Birmingham, AL

A: Without more details, no attorney can give you a precise answer to your question. The following factors may affect the amount of your damages: your past and future medical expenses, any permanent disfigurement you may have sustained in the crash, any lost earnings from work, any potential disability you may be left with, the pain and suffering you sustained, and any mental anguish you experienced. On top of all those personal factors, other variables about the at-fault driver could affect the case. For example, the extent of his insurance coverage, whether he was intoxicated at the time of the accident, etc., could all affect your case. You should consult a local auto accident injury attorney to speak with more detail about your case.

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