Most of the time, it’s best for the injured party to receive the assistance of an experienced accident attorney in California to calculate the appropriate compensation.

It’s possible that a victim’s entitlement to certain types and amounts of compensation could shift over time and as their condition evolves. A competent attorney knows how to account for such and ensure that the victim is fully compensated. Common areas that need to be carefully considered are loss of consortium, physical therapy, car repairs, pain, suffering, lost income, and medical expenses.

In fact, an experienced lawyer may even subpoena a medical professional or the health care provider if it can significantly help in the arbitration or trial.