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Common car accident damages

On Behalf of | Nov 19, 2015 | Car Accidents

Car accidents can leave their mark on victims for the rest of their lives — both physically and financially. For this reason, the parties who are responsible for injurious accidents are generally liable for paying injured parties financial compensation for their damages. Below are the types of financial restitution that victims commonly pursue in such cases.

The most pressing concern for most people hurt in a car accident is payment of their medical bills. The United States has some of the best medical facilities in the world, but they are also some of the most expensive, making medical treatment virtually unaffordable without financial assistance. This is where a successfully navigated personal injury claim can help. Car accident victims can seek financial restitution to cover the costs of their medical care associated with their accidents.

In addition to medical costs, crash victims might seek money as compensation for pain and suffering they have endured as a result of their injuries, particularly if the injuries are permanent and life-altering. They may also pursue claims to pay for property damaged in the collision; lost wages incurred while unable to work; lost future wages in cases of temporary or permanent disabilities, along with other kinds of damages. In certain situations, plaintiffs may also be able to pursue damages relating to attorneys’ fees, litigation costs, and when extreme negligence occurred, punitive damages.

At the Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid, we represent plaintiffs who were injured in car crashes. As we work on a contingency fee basis, our clients are not required to pay a penny in attorneys’ fees unless we successfully obtain a monetary recovery on your behalf.