In a stunning medical malpractice case, a jury recently awarded $55.9 million to a New York woman and her husband after she alleged a series of medical errors left her paralyzed.
On this blog, we often recommend that people who have been injured talk to a personal injury lawyer as soon as they can. This is because a claim can fail if the injured person files it after the statute of limitations has tolled.
Many people are surprised to learn that most personal injury lawsuits don't go to trial. By some estimates, more than 90% of personal injury claims are settled out of court. Often, claims are settled before the injured party has even formally filed a lawsuit.