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This page explores settlement amounts and jury awards in personal injury cases in Texas. Our attorneys also do a deep dive into Texas personal injury law to help you better understand the lay of the land when bringing a personal injury claim in Texas.

If you’re a personal injury victim filing a compensation claim in Texas, you should want to know the potential range of settlement payouts for your case. Why? Because monetary compensation is ultimately what a personal injury or wrongful death claim is all about. The purpose of the system is to put a dollar amount on your suffering.  Because that is all the civil justice system can provide for you.

This page is designed to survey how personal injury cases have been resolved in Texas, offering you the opportunity to align your claim with Texas personal injury settlement statistics and example settlements and jury awards.

Victims of sexual abuse or sexual assault have the right to file civil lawsuits and get financial compensation. Recent changes in the law are now making it easier for abuse victims to seek justice in the civil courts. This post will look at the process of filing sex abuse lawsuits in Pennsylvania and review the applicable laws related to sex abuse civil suits. We will also discuss the average settlement compensation and jury payouts of Pennsylvania sex abuse cases and look at recent verdicts and settlements.


August 18, 2023: Jeffrey Thomas, a former district attorney of western Pennsylvania’s Somerset County, was sentenced yesterday to prison for two years to seven years. Earlier this year, a Somerset County jury convicted Thomas of several charges including strangulation, criminal trespassing, simple assault, unlawful restraint, indecent assault, and false imprisonment.  The 37-year-old will also have to register as a sex offender for the next 15 years. The prosecution told the jury that Thomas unexpectedly arrived at a woman’s residence in Windber carrying beer. He refused to depart and proceeded to choke, hit, and sexually assault the woman, only leaving once she promised not to alert the police. The woman’s 8-year-old daughter was sleeping in an upstairs room.

This page will look at auto accident lawsuits in Virginia and their settlement value. Our injury lawyers will explain the basic laws in Virginia relating to car accidents and we will summarize prior verdicts and settlements in recent accident cases.


Virginia Wrongful Death Lawsuits

The post is about the settlement compensation payouts you can expect in Pennsylvania.

A recent study of jury verdicts found that the average personal injury jury verdict in Pennsylvania is $903,705.00.

Now let’s turn the kaleidoscope and look at the median.  If you remember from the 9th grade, the median is found by ranking the data from biggest to smallest and then identifying the middle of the data so that there is an equal number that is larger and smaller on each side.  If you had 1001 data points, the 500th biggest number would be in the middle.

For many data groups, the gap between the average and the median is the same or very close to it.  With personal injury verdicts, they are usually light-years apart.  This is reflected in this new study that just came out in Pennsylvania.  The median compensatory award in Pennsylvania in the study was $45,000.00

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Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that provides medical benefits and wage replacement to employees who are injured or become ill due to their job. In Georgia, workers’ compensation is a no-fault system, which means that employees are entitled to benefits regardless of who caused their injury or illness. So you can get paid for workers’ comp in Georgia even if your mistake caused your injuries.

Who Is Eligible for Georgia Workers’ Compensation?

In Georgia, almost all employees are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits from Day One on the job. Georgia workers’ compensation law requires all businesses with three or more employees to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This includes both full-time and part-time employees, as well as seasonal workers. Certain types of workers, such as domestic servants, farm workers, and railroad employees, are exempt from this requirement. Freelance workers are generally not considered employees of a company.

On this page, our personal injury lawyers will look at Pittsburgh auto accident lawsuits. We will explain the relevant law as it applies to car accident cases in Pennsylvania and we will examine the average settlement compensation payout in Pittsburgh car accident lawsuits.

Auto Accidents in Pittsburgh

Pittsburg is the second most populous city in Pennsylvania with a population of 320,000. The larger Pittsburgh metro area, which is encompassed within Allegheny County, has a population of 1.2 million. Allegheny County is second only to Philadelphia County in terms of the miles of roadways in the county and the number of registered vehicles and drivers.

This page explores Delaware settlement amounts and jury payouts. It summarizes Delaware personal injury law, including the types of cases that may be brought, the statute of limitations, and the damages that may be awarded.  It is written both for lawyers who should bookmark this page and victims who want to learn more about settlement value and personal injury law in Delaware.

Delaware Injury Verdicts and Settlements

  • $190,000 Verdict (Kent County 2021): A general surgeon at Bayhealth Medical Center operated on the plaintiff to remove his cancerous thyroid gland and, in doing so, failed to remove part of the cancerous right lobe of his thyroid gland and his cancerous left lobe. The negligent surgery allowed the cancer to progress and required the plaintiff to undergo additional surgery.

This page looks at personal injury lawsuits in Missouri, focusing on Missouri law and expected settlement amounts and jury payouts in Missouri.

Specifically, our lawyers explain the Missouri tort law you need to know, including the types of damages plaintiffs can get in Missouri, how long they can wait before filing a case, and what damage caps there are. We will also examine the average compensation payout in Missouri personal injury cases by examining sample verdicts and reported settlements from recent Missouri cases.

Damages in Missouri Personal Injury Cases

Below is an example Atlanta negligent security lawsuit.

Negligent security claims arise when an individual is injured on another person’s property due to inadequate security measures, creating an environment where criminal activity can occur. In Atlanta, Georgia, property owners have a legal obligation to ensure that their premises are reasonably safe and secure, taking into account foreseeable risks to visitors and tenants.

This duty includes includes having proper lighting, security personnel, surveillance cameras, and other security measures to deter crime. A failure to implement or maintain these measures may result in legal liability if someone is harmed as a result.

On this page, our personal injury lawyers will look at Delaware car accident lawsuits. We will review the key points of law relevant to auto accidents in Delaware and we will explain what the average settlement value of these cases are based on prior settlements and verdicts.


Delaware Personal Injury Law & Settlements

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