IF I CANNOT SETTLE MY CASE, WHO DETERMINES HOW MUCH IT IS WORTH?

Hello, my name is Ray Critchett, I am a personal injury trial attorney. Today I am here talk to you about the civil justice system and how juries compensate people who have been injured or have a dispute against another party. 

A lot of people believe that a judge will decide how much the case is worth.

This is only true if your case is actually “tried to the bench”, called a bench trial. In that limited situation, the judge determines all issues in a case including liability and damages.

More often than not, your case will be tried to a jury. The jurors from the community will determine not only who will prevail but also how much your case is worth.

Call me, it won’t cost you anything to see if I can help.


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