Deciding Whether to File a Lawsuit

If you have been injured, in an auto accident, for example, you may just assume that a lawsuit is the next logical step.   However, it is not always the best option, financially.  There are so many factors involved in litigating a personal injury case, beyond simply determining who is at fault.  Deciding whether to file a lawsuit is an important step and should be discussed with your personal injury attorney. A Common Scenario Ms. Smith contacts her personal injury attorney and informs him that she has been involved in an auto accident and has suffered minor injuries. The driver of the other vehicle does not admit to liability, but instead, argues that Ms. Smith caused the accident. The accident report does not make the issue of liability any clearer.  Considering that litigating your case can cost be $5,000 and $10,000, it may not be financially feasible to sue. Suing on Principle is not always a Good Idea There are situations where, even if you are determined to make your point


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