Personal Injury Compensation

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Personal injury compensation can include compensatory damages. A personal injury attorney  in Williamsburg, Virginia will aim to help their clients recover compensatory damages. Always speak with a lawyer before you rule out your ability to receive compensation. In this blog we will discuss general compensatory damages you may be eligible for in your personal injury case

Examples of General Compensatory Damages

General compensatory damages are costs that can be printed out on a receipt and added up to a net figure, and then there are costs that aren’t typically quantifiable. General compensatory damages address the latter category.

  • Pain and suffering
  • Long-term physical pain resulting from the injury or treatment of that injury
  • Mental anguish and emotional distress ranging from depression to insomnia to PTSD.
  • Lower quality of life
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of consortium/companionship
  • Physical disfigurement and impairment
  • Inconvenience

General damages are often the most confusing, For example, we are often asked questions such as, “Is pain and suffering a compensatory damage? And, how?” The list above will help you see if any of the general compensatory damages could apply to your case. Then, speak with your personal injury attorney to learn how the court calculates general compensatory damages.

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Are you in need of legal assistance with your personal injury case and live in Williamsburg, Virginia? At Montgomery, Kelley & Dennett we have decades of combined legal experience to pursue your case.