How to Calculate Damages in Personal Injury Cases

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One of the most bewildering aspects of personal injury cases for laypeople who haven’t gone through the process before is how injury attorneys and insurance companies calculate damages. Damages are the financial compensation you could receive if you filed such a lawsuit, and they fall into several categories. There are two you should be aware of if you’re considering a personal injury lawsuit due to a car accident, medical malpractice or similar situation: special damages and general damages.

Special Damages

Special damages are also referred to as economic damages. This is a category encompassing monetary losses you have suffered because of another party’s negligence. In personal injury cases Continue reading