There are certain personal injury damages that may be available to car accident victims that are intended to help with the physical, financial and emotional damages victims may suffer in a car accident. Victims of car accidents should know how a personal injury claim for damages may help them obtain compensation for their damages and the different types of damages that may be available.
- Medical bills and future medical expenses: Compensation may be available for the victim’s medical expenses and future medical care if they require ongoing medical treatment for their injuries.
- Lost wages and lost earning capacity: Compensation may be available for the victim’s lost wages if they are unable to work because of their injuries. In addition, they may be able to recover compensation for lost earning capacity if they are unable to return to the work they did prior to the car accident and the injuries they suffered.
- Disfigurement and disability: Compensation for disfiguring injuries and permanent disability may be available to victims depending on the nature and extent of the injuries they suffered.
- Pain and suffering and mental anguish: Compensation for the emotional toll of an unexpected car accident may also be available to victims. Car accident victims may be able to recover compensation for pain and suffering damages.
Personal injury damages can be vital to the injured victim’s recovery process. A personal injury claim for damages against the negligent driver responsible for the harm they suffered may help victims recover compensation for a variety of different types of damages.