Recoverable Damages in a Car Accident
There are many forms of recoverable damages in a car accident from pain and suffering, lost wages, property damage, disability, and more. Contact our experienced Ventura injury lawyer for guidance.
Often people want to know what compensation they are entitled to. Oftentimes, you will see commercials or websites where the lawyers say, “We will get you the compensation you deserve!” The insurance companies think you deserve very little. They are very suspicious of every personal injury claim and they look at everything under a microscope.
You’re entitled to get your property damage taken care of and get your car fixed. You are entitled to be compensated for all of your medical expenses. Oftentimes, if that’s been paid by your health insurance, that has to be paid back to your health insurance provider. If you’ve had out-of-pocket expenses for co-pays, pain medication, medical devices, MRIs, x-rays, things like that, any of your out-of-pocket expenses should be paid back to you. If you’d had to pay out-of-pocket for a rental car, that should also be paid back to you.
In addition to that, you’re entitled to compensation for your pain, suffering, disability, and lost earnings. When you were not able to work, and you had to go to the doctor, or you were in the hospital, you are entitled to be reimbursed for all of the wages, all of your vacation pay that you had to use up, whatever it took for you to deal with this crash and your injuries, you’re entitled to get compensated for that. If you’re injuries are so significant that you need future medical care and you’re going to have pain and suffering and disability for the rest of your life, you’re entitled to that compensation for the remainder of your life. For someone to figure that out, you need a skilled and experienced trial attorney to help you fully evaluate your case.
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