Q: Passenger in uber fender bender. Hurt neck & now have issues moving it. They want to settle at $1.4k fair or worth more?
Had prior back issues but never neck issues. Doctor said ct scan yesterday showed post traumatic neck pain due to injury and the only injury to my neck is the uber. Have degenerative disc's in spine in neck area and straightening of the normal cervical lordosis. Which causes more pain ontop of the neck disc degenerative issues. Rhey want to stay firm at $1.4k What should I do? Ask for more? Settle? Lawyer up?
A: Lawyer up---the fact that you are asking the question suggests at a minimum you should consult with an accident/injury lawyer ro 2 in your area to discuss the specifics of your situation-----since most accident/injury lawyers will provide a free initial consultation, I recommend that you do that instead of waiting for replies from a message board. Good luck.
A: Are the medical bills, anticipated medical bills related to injury due to the accident, and lost wages expected to be more than $1,400? Is there any compensation for pain and suffering? Does the total still equal $1,400 or less even with some compensation for pain and suffering? Depending on your specific situation, you may also have other grounds for compensation. Without knowing your specific situation, an attorney can't advise. However, unless you feel very confident that your damages are $1,400 or less, then you need to contact an attorney to discuss your case. I suspect that you believe the $1,400 is too low or you wouldn't be posting here. You should contact an attorney and discuss options.
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