What damages can you collect from a personal injury claim?

On Behalf of | Jun 18, 2024 | Personal Injury |

You may have suffered an injury. As a result, you might need to file a personal injury claim.

A personal injury claim can help you recover financial loss caused by your medical condition. There are several kinds of damages you can collect depending on how an injury is affecting you. Here is what you should know:

Medical bills

You may have needed medical attention after your personal injury. As a result, you may have needed surgery, medication, physical therapy and other treatments to recover from your condition. This could have led to many bills and debts. You may be able to recover compensation to cover your medical bills. 

Property repairs

An accident may have led to property damage. For example, you may be able to recover compensation to pay for vehicle repair costs. 

Lost wages

Your injury may limit your ability to work. You may be able to receive damages to cover for any wages you may have lost during the duration of your injury. You may also recover damages if you are not expected to work again because of your medical condition. 

Long-term care

Your injury may have resulted in you entering a long-term care facility. Your expenses may be recovered through a successful personal injury case. 

Funeral costs

If you are a loved one of someone who suffered a personal injury that resulted in their death, there are certain damages you could recover. For example, you may be able to recover damages to cover funeral costs for your loved one. 

Knowing how to pursue a personal injury case can help you financially. You can talk with legal guidance to learn how to begin a case.