What Are Compensatory Damages in Orange County Personal Injury Cases?
The majority of Orange County personal injury injuries are called compensatory which means their purpose is to compensate the injured for the hardships they’ve endured as a result of the accident or injury. The compensatory damages are used to restore the injured from a monetary perspective to a reasonable extent. It is calculating what the consequences of an accident yield to a dollar sign. This is relatively simple when it comes to property damage reimbursement or medical bills, but it can get much more complicated. Placing a monetary value on the hardships suffered and will continually suffer such as physical limitations from lingering accident-related injuries becomes difficult, to say the least. Click here to learn more about how a personal injury in Orange County.
Compensatory damages are further classified into the following categories:
Medical Treatment – A compensatory damage that typically covers medical bills necessary as a result of the accident. Reimbursement for treatment received and compensation for the projected cost of medical care you’ll receive in the future due to the incident.
Income – Compensation for lost wages are classified as income damages, they include lost salary and money you should be earning in the future had the incident not occurred. In technical terms; a damage award characterized as compensation for a victim’s loss of earnings.”
Property loss – Compensation for any vehicle, clothing, or item damage resulted from the accident. The reimbursement compensates based on the fair market value of the property lost or damaged.
Pain and suffering – You can also receive compensation for the pain and extreme discomfort suffered during and after the accident.
Emotional distress – Although typically associated with the most serious cases, emotional distress damages compensate a victim for the psychological influence resulted from the accident such as paranoia, anxiety, and insomnia. Emotional distress is sometimes categorized under pain and suffering damages in certain states to it’s important to know what California declares, visit here to learn more about California law.
Loss of enjoyment – Injuries can result in a loss of enjoyment from daily activities such as hobbies and exercise thus these damages are meant to compensate sufferers.
It’s never recommended to enter a legal court alone, you owe it to yourself to receive professional legal representation in a court where you’re assured there’s someone fighting for your legal rights. Guldjian Law will aggressively fight for your entitled legal compensation, contact Guldjian Law APC today.