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What would you do with one million dollars?

May 2, 2024 | Jany Martinez Ward
What would you do with one million dollars?

Suddenly, a million dollars won't be able to erase those moments of tension and danger from your mind when you feel like your whole life is hanging by a thread. Maybe you thought you'd never go home again. 

But while a million dollars won't erase those memories you're sure you'll get over in time, it represents a compensation that we'd all like to see hit our bank accounts.

And we're sure you've asked yourself: What would you do with a million dollars? Would all your financial problems automatically become a thing of the past? Would you buy that house? That car? That luxury item that you've been coyly looking at in a shop window?

Have you already made a wish list? A list of paradisiacal places that make it up? New Zealand? Fiji Islands? That hidden corner of Latin America where an ancient civilization once stood? Which of these places would you go to? With a million dollars, we are sure you will be able to make many trips that have been pending.

Apart from traveling, you could surely give yourself that gift you couldn't have before—that drone that will capture aerial shots or that wallet you saw in magazines. 

How can we say that money is not good then? How can such a valuable commodity be harmful when it has served to help others? Or when that money represents a way to compensate for damage.

Money brings human beings together through work, although compensation is more of an instrument to deliver justice and find a way to rebalance a situation.

As we have mentioned on more than one occasion, "Every penny matters." Believe us, we have internalized this over the years since we started with this dream of being the best firm in the business, with a few dollars and a small office. 

Since then, we have known that every penny matters to the extent that it is ours and that we can use it well.

That's why we reflect on how to spend a million dollars. And indeed, you, who will receive a damages award, must be thinking about it too.

We know that we could help our community regain its smiles with a million dollars. We would organize as many activities as possible with that money, which we could share with others. 

Serving others has been our beacon. In that sense, money is an instrument that helps achieve that vision daily. Money takes on a positive meaning when it serves purposes that leave a positive legacy for others.

If you have been the victim of an accident and knocked on our office's doors, start by asking yourself what you would do with an award of $1 million. If the compensation received does not reach those terms, it will depend on the characteristics of your case. However, it is an interesting mental exercise to think about it.

If you know what to do with a million dollars, you are opening the possibilities in your life for that to manifest itself. The Ward Law Group has seen several cases where the compensations reached considerable sums.

So, don't think twice, and contact the experts in the field. We will guide you step by step and share tips on what to do with a million dollars. You will benefit from our advice. We will work together so that the good use of money generates a more supportive and empathetic community every day.

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Jany Martinez Ward

Jany Martínez-Ward is a Founding and Managing Partner of The Ward Law Group, PL, a Florida law firm representing victims of car accidents. She focuses her practice on providing legal representation to Hispanic clients that have become injured in a car accident as a result of the negligence of others. In 2018, The National Trial Lawyers Association recognized Jany as one of the top attorneys in the state and among the top 40 under 40 attorneys.


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