How do I know if my car accident settlement is too low?

I;m not sure how it should be calculated. Do need an attorney?

Asked on December 16, 2018 under Accident Law, California

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

I asume that you are negotiating your own settlement. The fact is that your negotiations can take several rounds before achieving a settlement that you want and deserve. With adequate preparation, some reasonable negotiation and patience, you will be able to successfully work through any disputes and obtain the settlement you need. The most improtant thing in this regard is knowing how to correctly value your claim.
Here are links to 2 articles that I think you will find to be of help: 
https://accident-law.freeadvice.com/accident-law/auto/get-the-best-car-accident-settlement.htm
 https://insurance.freeadvice.com/information/auto/article/62


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