How Does a Wrongful Death Lawyer Calculate My Settlement?

How Does a Wrongful Death Lawyer Calculate My Settlement?

A wrongful death lawyer doesn’t have a formula to calculate a settlement amount; the unique facts of a case help them determine the damages to pursue. The goal is to recover compensation for expenses and losses a loved one experienced (and will continue to experience) and to hold the at-fault party accountable. Wrongful death claims […]

How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Estimate My Potential Settlement Amount?

How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Estimate My Potential Settlement Amount?

When consulting with us, our clients often have questions about personal injury law, one of them being how we estimate a potential settlement amount. Our personal injury attorneys are highly skilled in this area. Every case is unique and most settlements occur out of court, so they aren’t on public record. There’s no typical amount […]

How to Determine a Fair Child Pain and Suffering Settlement

When a child is seriously injured in a car accident, the entire family suffers financially and emotionally. You can be compensated for short- and long-term medical costs as well as missing work to help your child recover. But the trauma of an accident can inflict pain and suffering that includes mental anguish, loss of quality […]

When Will My Lawyer Tell Me How Much My Case Is Worth?

A personal injury lawyer should be open to all your questions. You are likely wondering, “When will my lawyer tell me how much my case is worth?” As any accident attorney would admit, this is an important question. But aside from a ballpark estimate, you may not get a precise answer; that’s because the exact […]

What Does It Mean to Renege an Insurance Claim?

Renege Definition: Reneging means that a party with a contract or agreement they previously accepted breaks that agreement or goes back on their promise. Over the years, we’ve seen numerous instances of bad faith insurance. An issue that personal injury claimants often face is when an insurer tries to renege on its obligations, such as […]

How to File a Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

Motorcyclists are more vulnerable than other motorists to suffering severe injuries and death in a crash. Between 2011 and 2020, over 5,000 motorcyclists were killed in California due to motorcycle accidents, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (and 50,000+ were nationally). Tens of thousands are injured every year. A severe accident can leave […]

How Long Does a Settlement Take?

If you’ve been in an accident, the worst thing you can do is be in a hurry to settle the case. Insurance companies rush to have you sign paperwork that may entitle you to some money but relinquish your rights to any more compensation. This is often just a fraction of what your case is […]

What Is a Settlement Agreement?

At The Law Offices of Jacob Emrani, we fight for every penny and are never in a hurry. We’ll take the time to negotiate your settlement. It may take several months to reach a settlement agreement, which ends the dispute and enables each party to voluntarily avoid litigation. This process also gives your attorney room […]

How Long Does it Take to Get a Personal Injury Settlement Check?


Let’s face it, no one wants to get injured, much less muddle through a potentially lengthy legal process while they are on the mend. But alas, it is part of the process. One of the highlights of any personal injury case is when it comes time to collect your settlement. You’d think that once all […]