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Why is your car accident case going to trial?

There are several reasons why a car accident case may go to trial instead of reaching a settlement. Some common reasons include:

  1. Liability Dispute: If there is a dispute regarding who was at fault for the accident, it can lead to a trial. Both parties may have differing accounts of the events, and they may be unable to reach an agreement on liability through negotiation or alternative dispute resolution methods.

  2. Insufficient Settlement Offer: If the at-fault party's insurance company offers a settlement that is considered inadequate to cover the full extent of your damages, you may choose to reject the offer and proceed to trial in pursuit of a fairer compensation.

  3. Disagreement on Damages: Parties involved in the case may disagree on the value of your damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. If negotiations fail to reach a satisfactory resolution, the case may proceed to trial for a court to determine the appropriate compensation.

  4. Legal Principles or Precedents: The case may involve complex legal issues or novel interpretations of the law. If there is a need for legal clarification or the case has the potential to set a precedent, it may be taken to trial to obtain a court's ruling on the matter.

  5. Uncooperative Parties: If one or both parties involved in the case are uncooperative or unwilling to engage in meaningful settlement negotiations, taking the case to trial may be the only option to pursue a resolution.

  6. Strategic Considerations: Sometimes, parties may decide to take a case to trial for strategic reasons, such as obtaining a favorable legal precedent, making a statement, or seeking higher damages.

It's important to remember that going to trial can be a lengthy and complex process. It involves presenting evidence, witness testimonies, legal arguments, and following court procedures. If your case is going to trial, it is advisable to work closely with an experienced personal injury attorney who can guide you through the litigation process, represent your interests in court, and help you build a strong case to maximize your chances of a favorable outcome.

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If you've been in an auto accident and are considering filing a lawsuit, contact one of our personal injury attorneys at Hagen Nares PLLC today for a Free Consultation. We can answer your questions, put together a strong case, and fight for the compensation you deserve. Call 720-772-8513 today or fill out our online form today.

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