Every year, road crashes cost the United States about $230 billion. That’s a little under $1,000 per person. Still, there are a few strong reasons why everyone involved would rather avoid a trial after a car accident. Did you recently suffer a car accident injury? Do you think it would be better for your case to go to trial? Keep watching for why most auto accident lawsuits get settled before they ever see a courtroom.COURTS COSTS MONEYLitigation is expensive, and the costs add up quickly.