To give you an example, say, you’re case is worth $60,000 and the jury finds that you were 80% at fault in that. They would deduct $48,000 in any judgement or award they would make at it. Mathematical formula, really. You multiply your percent of negligence against the claims settlement amount, or the judgement amount and you can determine how much you’d recover under that accident, or in that accident.
While almost every state in the U.S. requires motor vehicle owners to have insurance, not all drivers carry it — or, they may not carry enough. If you were involved in a car accident caused by an uninsured or underinsured driver, you may be wondering what your legal options are and what your next step […]...read more