Why bother filing a lawsuit when you can settle the case out of court?

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While it is true that the majority of personal injury claims are settled out of court, many of these settlements would not have been possible unless the victim had filed a lawsuit amid settlement negotiations. The explanation for this reality is rooted in human nature – insurance companies want to pay out as little as possible (so they can pocket the rest), and they are unlikely to offer you an adequate settlement unless you show them that you have the legal muscle to settle the dispute by force if necessary.

A stubborn defendant may resist a verdict. If negotiations drag out long enough, you must file a lawsuit to beat the statute of limitations deadline.


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