A personal injury claim for damages is an important tool for victims of car accidents and other traumatic accidents to recover compensation for the harm they have suffered from the party at fault for the accident. A variety of important personal injury damages may be available based on the situation and circumstances and the harm suffered by the victim and their family.
Damages for medical expenses may be available to victim of car accidents to help with the medical costs they have incurred as a result of the harm they have suffered. If they are certain, future medical care expenses may also be available to victims to help with the ongoing medical care and treatment their injuries may require. Additionally, damages for disfigurement and permanent disability may also be available when appropriate to the circumstances.
Additionally, lost wages damages may also be available to injured victims who are unable to work while they recover from their injuries. Lost earning capacity damages may also be available if the harm the victim has suffered impacts their long-term earning potential. Other damages for loss of consortium, loss of companionship, loss of enjoyment of life and pain and suffering damages may be available for the emotional harm caused by the accident.
Personal injury legal resources protect victims of car accidents and other traumatic accidents, and their families, from the negligence of others. When a negligent driver has harmed a victim, it is important for the victim to be familiar with the legal remedies available to them.