Any recovery in a personal injury or wrongful death claim will depend on the unique facts and legal issues involved in the case. Some of the factors that can contribute to the amount of compensation may be extent of injury, the time it takes to recover, the amount of negligence that contributed to the injury, the nature of the people involved, and the evidence that is brought forth. If you are in need of an estimate for your particular injury case, it would be best to consult with a personal injury lawyer.
It is near impossible to determine the exact amount that you may be able to recover after filing an injury suit because of the countless amounts of unique factors that are particular to every case. If you were injured on the job at the fault of your employer and you had to take time off of work, it is likely that you will be compensated for your lost wages during your recovery time. Another thing that likely would be compensated for would be necessary medical expenses. Again, varying case to case, but it is likely you will at least get your medical expenses relating to said injury covered.
In order to accomplish that objective, your claim must be thoroughly investigated and analyzed by professionals in the field as well as legal professionals, including consulting with experts and researching databases that will help to determine the fair amount for your type of claim. This preparation not only helps when in front of a judge, jury or arbitration panel, but it also gives a position of strength at the negotiating table when seeking to secure a timely settlement.