Personal injury damages can cover a wide range of harm victims of car accidents and their families may suffer. It is particularly helpful for car accident victims to be familiar with the different types of personal injury damages and how they can help them through a personal injury claim.
Medical damages can be used to help injured victims with the medical bills they receive because of the medical care and treatment they need for their injuries suffered in a car accident. Medical expenses can be extensive and can include costs associated with doctor’s visits, time in the hospital and medications and medical equipment all of which personal injury damages may be able to help with. Damages for future medical care costs may also be available if needed.
Lost wages damages
Lost wages damages can be used to help injured victims with their lost earnings because of their time away from work while they injured. Based on the circumstances, injured victims may also be able to recover damages for lost-earning capacity if their injuries suffered in a car accident will prevent them from returning to work.
Pain and suffering damages
Pain and suffering damages can be used to help injured victims with the emotional trauma associated with a personal injury accident. The emotional toll of the injuries the victim has suffered, and their time away from work as a result, can prove stressful and personal injury damages, including pain and suffering damages, may be able to help.
Personal injury damages may be recovered through a personal injury claim for damages that can help injured victims with their physical, financial and emotional damages. For that reason, injured car accident victims should be familiar with personal injury legal resources and how they can help them.