Record Settlements from Wisconsin Back Injury Lawyer
You deserve compensation for back pain after an accident
When your back hurts, you can’t do anything. Sometimes it’s impossible to even sit or lie down without pain. If you’ve suffered a back injury in a car crash or other accident, you need dedicated legal help to seek fair compensation for your suffering.
Contact Steve Caya for a free consultation from a Wisconsin back injury lawyer with a track record of winning six and seven-figure sums for his clients.
How to get the most from a back injury settlement
Back injuries can cost you time, compensation and led to stress over your future earning ability. Learn how to get the settlement you deserve.
Record & preserve evidence of your back injury
Evidence is the most important aspect of determining liability. The other party’s insurance and legal team will do whatever they can to prove your fault.
Seek medical attention
Get medical treatment, even if you're not sure of the extent of your injury.
Hire a back injury lawyer
The other party’s insurance team is going to fight to pay as little as they can. Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney like Steve Caya will help ensure no stone is left unturned to get you the settlement you deserve.
Log all expenses
A complete list of your financial losses from your back injury will help your attorney determine the best settlement.
Do not talk to the other party’s insurance company
Filing a claim begins an investigation to determine liability. It is in the best interest of the other party to put any percentage of fault they can on the victim. Leave any contact with them to your experienced attorney.
Negotiate a settlement
Be patient and allow your lawyer to negotiate the best possible settlement. Insurance companies will urge you to accept their first offer, especially if you are experiencing financial hardships and need money fast. Steve Caya and his experienced team will fight for every dollar you deserve.
For a fair back injury settlement, hire a quality personal injury lawyer
Sign-and-settle injury lawyers collaborate with the insurance company to quickly settle your claim and take their cut. Steve Caya is an award-winning trial attorney who isn’t afraid to litigate to win the truly fair back injury settlements his clients need and deserve.
It takes one to beat one
Steve Caya knows how to deal with industry tactics designed to limit your claim. As a former insurance company defense attorney, Steve Caya has the right resources and experience needed to win back what you deserve. If you don’t collect damages, he will cover the costs. Every case is handled on a no win, no fee basis.
Winning settlements for all types of back injuries
No matter what type of accident or back injury you suffered, you only have one chance to get a fair settlement. If you settle too low, you could be stuck paying out of pocket for treatment and other expenses stemming from your injury. Steve Caya represents accident victims with all types of back injuries, including:
- Back strain or sprain (including whiplash)
- Torn back muscle
- Pinched nerve
- Bulging or herniated discs
- Spinal cord injury
- Thoracic spine injury
- Lumbar spine injury
Lower and upper back injuries after an accident are sometimes caused by whiplash, especially in rear ended collisions.
Damages you could receive in your back injury claim
Back injuries sustained in a slip and fall accident, motorcycle wreck, or bicycle accident can take years to heal or can even become a lifelong condition. Steve Caya will seek full compensation for the cost of recovering from your back injury, which may include:
- Physical therapy
- Pain relief & management
- Lost wages & lost earning capacity
- Pain & suffering
- Modifications to your residence, if disabled by the injury
Our firm works with a network of accident reconstruction experts, neurosurgeons, vocational rehabilitation specialists, actuaries, and others to investigate the details of your accident and develop a strong case. Take your first step on the road to recovery; call us for a free evaluation of your personal injury case and get the fair coverage you need.
It depends on the severity of your back injury and the attorney representing your claim. For serious back injuries, settlement values can reach seven figures, as in the example above. For a minor or moderate back injury, settlements can range anywhere from $10,000 to $250,000 and above. The only way to know if you’re looking at a good settlement offer for YOUR back injury is by talking it over with an experienced attorney.
Yes. And proving your back injury was caused by another person’s negligence is a crucial part of building a strong case. There are several kinds of evidence you can use to prove the cause of your back injury and the scope of your losses, including medical records and a signed statement from your doctor, expert testimony, eyewitness testimony, security footage and more. Working with an experienced attorney makes it much easier to prove a back injury was caused by negligence.
Back pain symptoms of can vary depending on the location of the pain on the spine. General symptoms of back pain include muscle spasms or weakness, dull or aching sensations, lessened range of motion and difficulty standing for long periods of time.
Technically, no. But if your back injury is serious enough to disrupt your life – as in missing work, needing medical care, and being unable to enjoy your usual activities – then you should at least consult a personal injury attorney to learn about your options. Negotiating a back injury settlement or initiating a lawsuit on your own is not only difficult and time-consuming, it puts you at risk of having your claim denied and missing your opportunity to claim compensation.