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Settling Your Case

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Your case is nearing the end and we’re about to go head to head with your company and demand you receive fair compensation for your accident. The following videos talk about settlements and mediations and what you can expect during yours

Mediation & Settlement Conferences

The Settlement Process

What you’ll learn in this video:

The first video discusses how settlements typically go. You can settle at any time if you’d like, but there is a best time to start making offers to settle. They have to see how much you could be awarded in court, which means proving your case worth through doctor tests, wage experts, and sometimes liability experts. This video covers why the trial date matters. They’re just not going to pay their bills until they’re due. 


3 Ways to Settle

What you’ll learn in this video:

This next video goes over the three different ways you can settle your case. In general, the settlement process can look like any of the following:

  • back and forth communications with offers and demands
  • court conferences
  • private mediation

There are different strategies and reasons behind doing any of these options and we’ll go into each one in-depth.


Private Mediations

What you’ll learn in this video:

This video will cover what a private mediation entails. They are often voluntary. We’ll discuss the following:

  • What to wear
  • Who should go with you
  • What to expect
  • The beginning session
  • The breaks
  • What if we don’t settle at the mediation?

Court Conferences

What you’ll learn in this video:

This last video covers the court settlement conference. We’ll discuss the following regarding a court conference:

  • What to wear
  • Who should go with you
  • What to expect
  • What if we don’t settle at the court conference?
  • Whether or not you have to go to court
  • What happens next
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