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Damages in a Personal Injury Case

Once the question of liability has been answered, the next thing you want to do is determine the damages in a personal injury case.   Many times this is defined by the amount of money that will be compensated for the injuries caused by negligent conduct.  The type and amount of damages depends on a variety of factors such as the victim’s injuries, the circumstances surrounding the accident and how the case is settled.

Monetary losses may include the following:

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Physical and mental pain may include:

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All damages require evidence.  Injuries can be documented through medical records outlining the treatment you received from a medical professional.  Employment and school records may prove to be helpful as well.