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Personal Injury Settlements

How to Calculate Your Accident Claims

Do you know how much your personal injury settlements might be worth? Do you know how you can increase the amount of your auto accident insurance claims?

To understand how to get calculate your insurance claims, you should follow two basic steps for settlements for personal injury.

1. Use the Personal Injury Calculator

The insurance companies have been known to use an injury calculator to determine the amount of your auto accident insurance claims. The insurance claims calculator uses a simple formula to get a quick ball park figure of what your car insurance settlements might be worth.

If you understand how your auto accident insurance claims are calculated, you will have a big advantage when settling with the insurance companies.

To get a better understanding of the car insurance claims formula

Personal Injury Settlements Calculator Read Personal Injury Settlements Calculator- How to Determine Your Auto Accident Insurance Settlement.

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2. Showing More Pain and Suffering

The biggest part of your accident insurance settlement depends on showing your pain and suffering. The best way to determine how much your pain and suffering is worth, is to look at the type of injury you suffered.

The insurance companies divide your injuries in two group; soft injuries and hard injuries. Soft injuries are the less severe type of injuries (ex muscle pain, back spasms). Hard injuries are more serious injuries like broken limbs, fractures, permanent disabilities etc.

Hard injuries are assumed to cause more pain and suffering because they require extensive treatment and can severely impact the rest of your life. Therefore, if you suffered a hard injury, your insurance settlement will be higher.

To get a better sense of how much your injuries might be worth read the following helpful articles

Which Injuries Pay the Highest Settlement Amounts

Learn how to determine what your injuries might be worth.

Personal Injury Calculator Example

Read an example of how to use the personal injury calculator.

5 Ways to Increase Your Personal Injury Claim

Learn 5 useful tips on increasing your injury settlements.

Add Lost Income to Your Personal Injury Claim

Learn why you should include your lost income to increase your settlement amount.

Types of Injures

Below you can read examples of how to calculate your pain and suffering for specific types of injuries:
Back Injury
Whiplash or Neck Injury

Injury Settlement Examples

Here are a few examples of real world personal injury claims and how much the victims settled for:

$2.16 Million Personal Injury Settlement for Head Injury

$441,063 Accident Claim for Red Light Crash

$374,000 Personal Injury Claim for Leg and Hip Injury

Bottom Line

The amount of compensation you get from your insurance settlements will depend on many factors. If you understand how the insurance companies determine your settlement amount, you will be one step ahead of the game. Then you can focus on how you can gather the right information to increase the amount of your insurance settlement.

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