Damages, Generally

Damages, Generally

Have you been in an auto accident, plane crash, or other motor vehicle collision? If you have, you already know medical bills add up fast. No one is ever prepared for the damage such a tragedy can cause. The aftermath can be just as destructive, physically, emotionally and financially.  A life once stable and secure is now in the realm of the unknown. Insurance does not always provide the necessary coverage, either. Anyone in this situation will have many questions. You need someone to provide the answers. In situations such as these, you need a personal injury attorney to help you seek damages. Damages, in general, are calculated to compensate for the injury that has occurred.

Specifically, when a person is injured through no fault of their own, they may be compensated for their injuries if another party is found responsible for the harm. Ideally, this compensation should be equal to the costs of the harm and the impact on the victim’s life: damages. Unexpected accidents happen, and not everyone is prepared for the avalanche of hospital bills, loss of income, and changes in daily life function. Because of this, personal injury attorneys take cases on a contingency basis. Contingency basis means that the attorney, once the case has been reviewed, would advocate on your behalf. Unlike other lawyers, there is no deposit or down payment, not is there an hourly fee. Instead, their payment is reliant on the recovery for your damages. 

Recovery from personal injury suits can vary. Factors include the location, local rules and regulations, whether contributory negligence is a factor, the seriousness of the physical harms, lost wages and other considerations. Additionally, the amount of the compensation reward can vary greatly, depending on your age, health, and employment prospects. For this reason, you must have an experienced litigator familiar with the court system ready to fight for you and your case.

Personal injury lawyers will meet with you to help you evaluate your claim. You need an attorney you can trust to understand both the law and the particular details of your injury and damage claim. After a serious injury, your focus should be on recovery for yourself and loved ones. Allowing an injury attorney to handle your case lets you focus on what is most important: yourself and your loved ones. You deserve the comfort of skilled litigators at your side.  If you have questions about a case, contact a Personal Injury Lawyer, like The Law Offices of Francis X Young PLLC.