Determining Damages in Back Injury Claimshttps://www.horwitzlaw.com/wp-content/themes/osmosis/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg 150 150 Clifford Horwitz Clifford Horwitz https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/889d7f53aa656ffde8899fceb98167be?s=96&d=wp_user_avatar&r=g
Back injuries are far more common than many people realize. According to the United States Department of Labor, there were more than 170,000 worker’s compensation cases involving back injuries in 2013. If you include statistics related to other back injury causes, including car accidents and slips and falls, the number is significantly higher.
Back injuries can be debilitating, and they are often expensive to treat. Due to the complicated nature of back injuries, every claim is unique and will be handled differently.
Here are two ways that a jury may establish the value of your back injury claim: