Personal Injury Cases Can Give you The Compensation You Deserve

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Every morning at 9:00 am and again at 5:00 pm, the swarm of vehicles that flood the streets can reach as far as the I can see. Everyone has places to go and considering how spaced out the majority of the country is, having some form of automobile is necessary to function in modern society.

With people always in a hurry to get to work, get home to reach their kids, and some who just live their lives at a fast speed, it’s no surprise how often people find themselves in car accidents. While the vast majority of these are simple fender benders, many of them can prove to be much more devastating.

Just in the U.S., over 37,000 people die in road crashes each year. That is a terrifying number which is a result of so many different types of incident; some unavoidable, others inevitable.

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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