An automobile accident can cause not only bodily injury, but it can be the root of significant stress and aggravation. Victims worry about medical bills, car repairs, and whether they will need to go to court to resolve their claim against the at-fault driver. Not all car accident claims end up in a courtroom. Many times, the other driver’s insurance company will offer a settlement to resolve the claim. That is how most personal injury cases in New Hampshire are resolved.
However, there are times when a personal injury claim will go to court to be resolved, if an agreement cannot be reached voluntarily. The NH injury lawyers at Tenn And Tenn, P.A. have spent the past twenty years helping accident victims recover for their injuries. Our injury attorneys are work diligently to make certain that our client receive maximum compensation for their injuries.
When a personal injury case does go to court many factors are taken into consideration before a judgment is rendered. A judge or jury will weigh the proof presented concerning who was at fault for the collision; were there aggravating circumstances – was the other driver drunk or texting; what are the injuries sustained in the collision; and what is the full measure of the injured parties damages.
There is no way to say with certainty how long a lawsuit may take to resolve a NH injury claim. The amount of time needed varies from case to case. A very serious case could take several years. Our injury attorneys provide each client with a road map of the process and try to provide an estimate of how long we think the case may take. Throughout the process we will keep in constant communication, updating you with progress reports and continuing to gather information regarding your case.
It is important to remember that in New Hampshire there is a statue of limitations in car accident lawsuits. Any suit must be filed within three years of the incident. This is why it is imperative that you contact an experienced personal injury attorney at Tenn And Tenn as soon as possible after your collision. If you do not file a case within three years- a court will not hear your case, no matter how severe it is.
Whether your case is settled out of court or goes before a jury, the attorneys at Tenn And Tenn are hired on a contingent-fee basis. That means that even if the case continues for several months in court, a client’s fee will only be collected after obtaining compensation.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a New Hampshire car accident, don’t wait. The personal injury attorneys in New Hampshire at Tenn And Tenn, P.A. can help. For a free, confidential telephone consultation, call 603.624.3700.