If you suffered an injury, you've probably wondered, "How much is my case worth?" When it comes to personal injury law, a variety of factors determine that actual value of your claim. Only a personal injury lawyer can truly help you estimate the value of your claim, but there are several contributing factors that may influence your recovery. These include:
- Your Medical Damages
- Other Financial Losses
- Noneconomic Damages
Medical / Financial Expenses and Your Personal Injury Recovery
Depending on the type and severity of your accident, you could face serious – even overwhelming – medical expenses. This includes hospitalization, surgeries, medication, physical therapy, ongoing care, doctors' visits, and more.
In order to recover full and fair compensation for these costs, it is imperative that you keep track of these costs after your accident.
In addition to the direct cost of your medical treatment, you can seek compensation for general financial losses. This might include missed wages and property damage. If your injury will inhibit your ability work permanently, you may be eligible to seek compensation for lost earning potential as well.
Compensation for Noneconomic Damages
The term "noneconomic damages" refers to any damages that don't have a financial impact on your life. Typically, this refers to emotional damages, such as pain and suffering and mental anguish.
Generally speaking, it is difficult to seek compensation for noneconomic damages without establish some form of financial loss first. In many cases, injured individuals seek money for both financial and noneconomic losses.
Injured? Contact The Daspit Law Firm
If you're facing the aftermath of a serious personal injury, speak with a Beaumont accident attorney from The Daspit Law Firm today. Our team is prepared to handle virtually any type of personal injury claim or lawsuit, so contact us and ask about our free consultations today!