If your injuries are caused by another individual, you will likely wish to recover compensation for any damages you have incurred. A personal injury claim may include compensation for money spent on medical bills as well as lost wages. You may also receive damages for pain and suffering. A Muscogee, GA injury attorney can explain further
The most common damages include compensation for medical treatment. Tests, surgeries, rehabilitation and doctors’ fees may be reimbursed. If applicable, future medical treatment should be included in your personal injury claim as well. You may also receive compensation for lost income and property damage.
Compensation for emotional damages, such as pain and suffering, emotional distress, reduced enjoyment of life and loss of consortium (marital relations) may be available. These are hard to quantify, but in these cases, a judge may decide what is fair based on the extent of your injuries and what has been awarded in similar cases.
Personal injury damages are considered compensatory, meaning that they serve to compensate a victim for damages suffered from an injury. Before filing a claim, do you homework so you understand your personal injury case. A lawyer may be a good resource of information.
If you suffered injuries due to a personal injury caused by another party, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. A Muscogee, GA injury attorney from the Law Offices of Shane Smith will give your case the attention it deserves. Call today at 404-513-5415, and ask about our free booklet 10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case.