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Car wreck damages vary based on circumstances

People who are injured in a car wreck might opt to seek compensation from the party liable for the incident. There are many things that they have to include in the claim. One factor that they have to figure out is what types of damages they can seek so that they can determine the monetary amount to place on each.

Of all of the different types, the medical bills are the most common. These include everything that you required to receive care for the injuries in the accident. There are several that you might have. Remember to think about what you've already been through, as well as what you might have to do in the future.

Another costly damage type is lost wages, which can be calculated from your earnings prior to the car wreck. If you were unable to work after the accident, even if you only had to cut back on hours in order to go to therapy or address any issues from the accident, you need to calculate what this cost you in missed income.

Pain and suffering might also be possible. This is based on the severity and type of your injury. Cases involving long-term issues will also need to include any likelihood of pain in the future and the person's prognosis.

Some cases might also include other types of damages, such as loss of companionship. Determining if you can claim other types might help you ensure you have a comprehensive claim. This can be important since it enables you to work toward getting all the compensation you deserve for the car wreck.

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John LaCava has done a more than excellent job representing me in my personal injury law suit. His thorough and caring manner had me completely at ease throughout the process and gave me full confidence in my representation. I would highly recommend him to anyone going through the kind of painful accident I experienced, as the attorney who will ensure that your case is taken care of in a truly professional and very experienced way. - Patt Cartolano
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