The amount of compensation, also known as damages, victims are awarded varies depending on the circumstances of the case, the willingness of the liable party or parties to offer a fair settlement or the decision of a jury if the case goes to trial. Damages you may be entitled to receive include compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, modifications to your home or vehicle and long-term care.
No lawyer can promise you any amount of money from your claim.
Two types of damages may be sought during a personal injury case: compensatory and punitive. Compensatory damages seek to reimburse the injured party for the harm they’ve undergone as a result of the incident, including pain and suffering and medical bills. Punitive damages are awarded to punish particularly egregious behavior discourages future misconduct.