Personal injury law is an area of the law that compensates individuals for death, harm, or any type of damage – be it emotional or physical – that an individual suffers as a result of the negligence, recklessness or intentional wrongdoing of another person or company. The reason that you can receive monetary compensation for a personal injury is that the law states that any innocent person shouldn’t be made to pay for someone else’s negligence or misconduct.
Injury victims are entitled to compensation for a variety of different types of physical, psychological and financial losses in a personal injury case, including:
Personal injury claims often result in a ripple effect. A majority of personal injury cases, as well as medical malpractice cases and defective products cases, cause companies to change policies in order to prevent future personal injuries. You might not realize it, but a vast majority of design improvements that have been made to machines, cars and clothing have been the result of personal injury cases.
The answer is not as easy as you may think. Many factors affect the final outcome. The circumstances surrounding your injury, the extent of your physical and emotional suffering, as well as the amount of financial losses from medical bills, lost wages, and other costs you’ve incurred as a result of the injury, all play a part in calculating the amount of damages you will be able to seek in your case.
Depending on the type of accident injury you sustained, you may be able to recover money for all of the following:
An attorney from our firm can help you accurately calculate all of the physical, psychological and financial damages you have sustained to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries.