Types of Personal Injury Damages

A personal injury occurs when a person is injured because of another individual’s negligence or failure to act reasonably. Victims of personal injuries may be entitled to compensation for their physical and emotional injuries. The legal term for the compensation you deserve is referred to as “damages.”

At Cory Watson Attorneys, we know how difficult it can be to deal with debilitating injuries, and we’re here to protect your rights. Our attorneys can determine if you are eligible to make a personal injury claim and explain what types of personal injury compensation you may be entitled to.

For a no-cost, no-obligation review of your personal injury claim, call (877) 562-0000 or complete our free initial consultation form now. Our legal staff is available 24/7, and the information you provide is completely confidential.

Personal Injury Compensation

Dealing with a personal injury can by physically, emotionally, and financially draining on the victims and their families. Although some victims will turn to insurance companies to provide money for costs and damages, many will find their claims denied or inadequately addressed.

A knowledgeable personal injury attorney can help you determine the amount of your damages and help build a strong case against those who have wronged you or your family.

Personal injury compensation can include two types of damages: compensatory and non-compensatory.

Compensatory damages typically involve compensation for monetary losses including:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Lost Wages
  • Property Damage
  • Lost Opportunity

Personal injury victims may also be entitled to non-compensatory damages, which are those that cannot be easily quantified in dollars, but still affect victims and their loved ones.

Non-compensatory damages may include:

  • Pain and Suffering
  • Loss of Consortium
  • Mental Anguish and Emotional Distress

Non-compensatory damages are sometimes referred to as punitive damages, which compensate victims for their diminished quality of life caused by the personal injury. In many states, there is a cap on how much a person may receive for punitive damages; however, the cap typically varies per the type of case involved.

Contact Our Alabama Personal Injury Attorneys

If you or a loved one are seeking legal counsel after suffering a personal injury caused by someone else’s negligence, you need a law firm that will fight for the maximum amount of personal injury compensation you deserve.

At Cory Watson Attorneys, are dedicated to fighting for the rights of personal injury victims. Our attorneys are well-versed in personal injury law and can help to guide you and your loved ones through the process of getting the compensation you deserve.

We have a main office in Birmingham, Alabama, and proudly serve victims in communities throughout Alabama and the United States. To learn how we can help with your personal injury claim, call (877) 562-0000 to get connected with one of our experienced attorneys. After a few preliminary questions, one of our staff members will connect you with one of our attorneys best suited in handling your claim.

You can also contact us here online. Simply fill out our free initial consultation form, and we will contact you as soon as possible.

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