Why settle?

About 90% of cases settle before going to trial. This may cause some to ask: why settle before going to court? A case that goes to trial means an increase in costs and time. We believe it is important that clients know the risks and potential rewards of going to trial. However, the threat of trial is often important; the closer a case proceeds to trial, the more reasonable the parties become, and the cases settle.

Every case is different and comes with its own set of unique circumstances. Thus, it is important to note that the past successes mentioned on this site may not apply to your circumstances. Different factors can affect each person's settlement amount, including:

While there is no proven system to calculate the amount of compensation a person will receive, one should keep in mind that to obtain the full amount of the personal injury compensation you deserve, you should hire an experienced and qualified Elk Grove and Sacramento County attorney who will advocate tirelessly on your behalf.

Types of personal injury settlements

The O'Brien & Zehnder Law Firm is committed to helping people obtain the full amount of compensation they are entitled to by law. Some examples of past settlements and verdicts include:

For more information or to discuss your personal injury claim, contact a personal injury attorney at the Elk Grove-based O'Brien & Zehnder Law Firm today.

DISCLAIMER: This article is not a substitute for legal advice and in no way constitutes legal advice or gives rise to an attorney-client relationship. Adequate counsel is fact-dependent and requires independent analysis and inquiry specific to your situation and circumstances. This article is meant as a guide to explain in general and brief terms certain issues and serves to provide general information. Contact O'Brien & Zehnder Law Firm at 916-714-8200 if you require legal help or wish to seek legal advice for your specific legal issue(s).