What Damages May I Be Entitled to After a Car Accident?

What do you do when you’re injured in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligent actions?

Unfortunately, this is a situation that happens to a countless number of individuals each year, putting individuals in a situation in which they are often unsure of what rights and options they have. What they may not understand, though, is that there are certain damages they can pursue.

After a car accident, proving negligence and liability is important in seeking compensation. You should also recognize which damages you may be entitled to in a claim and / or a lawsuit. The two main types of damages include economic and non-economic damages.

Economic Damages

Economic damages are those with a monetary value associated with them. This can include the costs of damage to your property, as well as medical expenses from the injuries you sustained, and lost income from being unable to work due to the injury.

Non-Economic Damages

Unlike those economic damages where there are direct monetary values, there are some non-economic damages which relate to things such as pain and suffering. This covers the emotional trauma that a victim may experience after the accident.

Recognizing these different types of damages is very important as it can help you understand what you may be entitled to and what is needed in your case. The more you are able to show as an impact of the negligence-related car accident, the more it can be helpful to your matters.

When it comes to the legal matters associated with a car accident, it’s important to have confidence in your choice of legal representation to pursue the damages you need and deserve for the injuries and losses you have encountered.

At DiPasquale Moore, we have more than 50 years of legal experience helping individuals who have been hurt due to negligence. We take the legal burden off of you because we know you already have to deal with the hardships associated with the damages you have sustained.

Our car accident lawyers help whether you are in Kansas City or Topeka. We put together the necessary resources you need to seek maximum compensation when the insurance company tries to offer you an insufficient settlement.

Trust us to help you when you need it most. Call us at (888) 743-1030 today.

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