A personal injury claim is there to help you take care of damages the situation brought to you. While they may be many, here are just a few of them your injury attorney should deliver. More can be found here.
Medical treatment almost always includes the amount expected to be shelled out for medical care related to the accident and reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for medical treatment that has already been received. You will also be compensated for the cost of future medical care. Learn more about Why Your Claim May Take Long Even with the Help of a Personal Injury Attorney.
Loss of Current and Future Income
If the injuries you suffered have impacted your wages and salary, you will be compensated for this loss. A damage award for your future income is compensation for your “loss of earning capacity" and "earning potential." When claiming for loss of income, meeting the threshold is not a concern. While you can file for the income, you have lost, this does not include the first seven days following the incident.
Pain and Suffering
One of the general damages you may be entitled to be compensated for the pain and suffering you endured or will continue to endure due to someone else's actions (or inaction). If your injuries came from a motor vehicle accident, some criteria must be met to qualify for a pain and suffering claim.