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How much should I settle for if I was in a car accident and injured?

Question Details: The guy who hit me was arrested and has multiple charges along with the DUI. My car is totaled so I know I will get the value of my car from the insurance company. I did go to the doctor who said I have whiplash. I have not missed any work, but have had about 10 days of pain and discomfort in my neck. I want to know the value of whiplash and pain? Since the insurance company will want me to settle, I need to know what is a fair value to settle for on the pain and discomfort. I assume that since it was a drunk driver they would want to settle it instead of take it to a jury who would not have any sympathy for a drunk driver who fled the scene of an accident he was responsible for. I know the value of my car would be about 5000.00 since it is

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