How frequently do auto accident personal injury cases based in California get settled out of court? 4 Answers as of March 17, 2011

How frequently do auto accident personal injury cases based in California get settled out of court?

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Law Office of Curry & Westgate
Law Office of Curry & Westgate | Patrick Curry
Majority of the time provide you have an attorney.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 3/17/2011
The Law Office of Harry E. Hudson, Jr.
The Law Office of Harry E. Hudson, Jr. | Harry E. Hudson, Jr.
Do not know of any statistical studies. Would imagine a vast majority. If the parties can agree, why risk that a jury might award less or, for the defendant that it would award more to the plaintiff?
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 3/17/2011
Law Offices of Michael Stephenson
Law Offices of Michael Stephenson | Michael Stephenson
The statistic ranges between 90-95%. This is because of the considerable cost of going to court. It is usually in everyone's best interest to settle. However, there are times in which it is necessary to go to court in order to receive fair compensation.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 3/15/2011
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