The vast majority of personal injury settlements and awards are paid by insurance companies. Automobile owners and homeowners regularly pay significant premiums to insurance companies for the exact purpose of insuring against liability to third parties. Thus, when an insured individual negligently causes injury to a third party, it is typically that person’s insurance company which defends against and pays for any claims brought by that third party or by our client.
What is my case worth?
The quick answer is probably more than what the other driver’s insurance company is offering.
Motorists and passengers are required to buckle up when riding in a car, so why don’t school-age children have to do the same when getting on a bus? For the most part, school buses are very safe forms of transportation. Each year, it is estimated that 2,000children die in car accidents, as compared to six child fatalities attributable to school bus crashes.