You are entitled to recover any and all damages that were caused by the other parties’ carelessness or negligence. An experienced personal injury attorney can estimate the worth of your case based on several different factors. Some factors include the extent of the injury, the type and length of medical treatment, permanency of the injury and the applicable insurance limits available to recover.
Here are some of the things in which you are entitled to recover:
- Medical Bills - All reasonable and necessary medical bills you incurred as a result of the accident.
- Prescriptions - Any medicine that was prescribed because of the injuries you sustained in the accident.
- Pain and Suffering – Financial compensation based upon the pain and suffering you endured as a result of the accident.
- Mental Anguish - You should recover for the mental anguish you suffered following the accident.
- Lost Wages – The amount of lost wages incurred as a result of the accident.
- Mileage and Parking – Mileage incurred as a result of the accident.
- Permanent Injuries – Scarring and all permanent injuries as a result of the accident.
- Auto Repair - If your car was damaged, you are entitled to the lesser of the cost of repairing the vehicle or the fair market value.
- Loss Of Use of Vehicle - You are entitled to be compensated for any days you go without the use of your vehicle, or the cost of a rental car.
- Other Damages - You are entitled compensation for any other property that has been damaged, i.e., clothing, glasses. You are entitled to towing expenses or any other damages directly caused by the wrongful conduct of the other party.
- Consortium - Your spouse is entitled to receive money for the loss of love and affection and other problems related to your injuries. A parent has a similar claim when a child is injured.
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