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.
Pedestrian accidents are often severe and can lead to serious injuries or death for the pedestrian. With California’s balmy weather, it’s easy and fun to walk where you need to go, putting more pedestrians on the street than in other places in the U.S. Reduce your risk of a pedestrian accident with these helpful tips. […]...read more