If you’ve been injured in an accident and you’re considering filing a personal injury lawsuit against Mercury Insurance, you’re not alone. Mercury Insurance is one of the largest insurance providers in the United States, and they handle a large number of personal injury claims each year. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what you need to know before you file a personal injury lawsuit against Mercury Insurance.
Understanding Mercury Insurance
Before we dive into the details of filing a personal injury lawsuit against Mercury Insurance, it’s important to understand who they are and what they do. Mercury Insurance is a California-based insurance company that provides coverage for a variety of different types of insurance, including car insurance, home insurance, and business insurance. They are known for providing affordable insurance coverage to their customers.
Types of Personal Injury Claims
If you’ve been injured in an accident, there are several types of personal injury claims that you may be able to file against Mercury Insurance. Some of the most common types of personal injury claims include:
If you were injured in a car accident that was caused by another driver who was insured by Mercury Insurance, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against both the driver and the insurance company.
Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit Against Mercury Insurance
If you’ve been injured and you’re considering filing a personal injury lawsuit against Mercury Insurance, there are several steps that you’ll need to take.
Step 1: Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
The first step in filing a personal injury lawsuit against Mercury Insurance is to hire a personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer can help you understand your legal rights and can guide you through the process of filing a lawsuit.
Step 2: Gather Evidence
Once you’ve hired a personal injury lawyer, the next step is to gather evidence to support your case. This may include medical records, witness statements, and police reports.
Step 3: File a Claim
Before you can file a personal injury lawsuit against Mercury Insurance, you’ll need to file a claim with the company. Your personal injury lawyer can help you with this process.
Step 4: Negotiate a Settlement
After you’ve filed a claim with Mercury Insurance, the company may offer you a settlement. Your personal injury lawyer can help you negotiate a fair settlement.
Step 5: File a Lawsuit
If you’re unable to reach a settlement with Mercury Insurance, your personal injury lawyer may recommend filing a lawsuit. This will involve going to court and presenting your case to a judge or jury.
Recent Mercury Insurance Settlements & Verdicts
Below are just a few examples of personal injury lawsuits against Mercury Insurance we successfully resolved on behalf of our clients since 2003.
GJEL has handled hundreds of cases against Mercury and has maintained a 99% success rate.
$100,000 Verdict (part of larger settlement) for a car accident
Our client in this recent case was a passenger in vehicle whose driver lost control of the car, slamming into a dumpster. Our client suffered injuries to his hip. GJEL car accident attorneys successfully recovered $100,000 from Mercury Insurance in this case as part of a larger settlement.
$100,000 Settlement for auto crash
In this case, GJEL car accident attorneys represented a young man who suffered a concussion when he was involved in a two-car accident in Pittsburg, California. Although the police report stated that the accident was clearly the fault of our client, we were able to show that other driver may have been under the influence of alcohol and was talking on her cell phone at the time of the accident. The net result was a $100,000 payment to our client from Mercury Insurance.
$100,000 Payout for car crash
This was a two-vehicle accident that took place in rural California. Our client suffered from back pain and dental injuries. Her insurance company was Mercury and the company for the other person was Farmers. We were able to settle this case without litigation in the amount of $100,000.