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What is the Average Workers Comp Settlement?

The average workers’ comp settlement amount is approximately $21,946.62, which was derived from retrieving settlement amounts in workers’ compensation cases that were settled in the last 5 years (between 2016 and 2021). This figure may be comparatively high next to national averages in the United States because the data includes more settlements with serious work injuries. Generally, the average workers’ compensation settlement is between $2,000...
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Average Truck Accident Settlement Amounts

The average truck accident settlement amount is $42,909.88, which includes cases where the defendant was operating a tractor trailer or other heavy/commercial truck. This data was derived from settlement amounts of trucking accident cases that were settled in the last 6 years (between 2015 and 2021). Additional settlement values are as follows: Average tractor trailer settlement: $47,777.50 Average heavy/commercial truck settlement (not including tractor trailers):...
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How Long Does A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Take?

On average, most medical malpractice cases take 2-3 years to settle. However, if a medical malpractice case does not settle and goes to trial, the lawsuit can take up to 4 years. In cases where compensation exceeds $2 million, the timeline is often 5-15 years. No two medical malpractice lawsuits are the same, and many factors combine to determine how long your medical malpractice suit...
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Can I File A Claim If I Was Injured After Falling On A Sidewalk?

While it may seem straightforward, that question is not as easy to answer as you might think. There are many factors that go into establishing fault in slip and fall cases. To be eligible to file a slip and fall claim and receive compensation, liability must be determined. Here’s how liability is determined. The first factor is determining who is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk....
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What is the Average Cost of Hospital Bills Following a Car Accident?

The cost of an ambulance ride to the Emergency Room following a motor vehicle crash averages $900. The average price for an Emergency Room visit is $3,300, and the average inpatient hospitalization following a motor vehicle crash is $57,000. Additionally, the average air flight bill is $50,000. So, who is responsible for paying these bills? Assuming you have health insurance coverage and the crash occurred...
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What Is the Average Personal Injury Settlement Amount?

The average personal injury settlement amount is approximately $62,600, which was derived from retrieving settlement amounts in personal injury cases that were settled in the last 5 years (between 2016 and 2021). The biggest determining factor used when determining the average personal injury settlement amounts is the severity of injuries as shown in the chart above and details below: Tier 1 injuries: Severe injuries including...
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Great 2021 Brown and Crouppen Case Results: What a Year!

As we embrace the new year, we take this opportunity to reflect on some of our Brown and Crouppen victories! Below are just a few of our outstanding results from this past year. A glance through the list shows that personal injury law involves a variety of types of cases: car crashes, slip and falls, trucking accidents, injuries due to the criminal acts of a...
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Luvox – Side Effects, History & Removal From The Market

Luvox (fluvoxamine maleate) is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor). It has been primarily used to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). The drug, Luvox is marketed under the names: Luvox Luvox CR Fluvoxamine Fluvoxamine Maleate Luvox CR, manufactured by Jazz pharmaceuticals, has recently come under fire from the FDA for it deceptive marketing practices . In 2010, the FDA warned...
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