If I was in an auto accident, what is a reasonable settlement amount?

The other person was found 100% at fault. Medical bills were $3,347 and car damages were $3,118.52.

Asked on December 6, 2013 under Personal Injury, Washington


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Custom and practice in the personal injury realm is that a typical settlement is 1.5 to 2 times the amount of one's special damages assuming there is a full recovery for the victim. In your matter you have $6,465.52 in special damages. The range would be $9698.28 to $12,931.04.

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