When a car, truck or motorcycle accident has resulted in injuries and harm to victims and their families, it may be possible for injured victims and their families to pursue damages from the negligent driver responsible for causing their accident and for the injuries and harm they have suffered. It is also beneficial for car accident victims and their families to be familiar with the different types of damages they may be able to recover.
Car accident damages can include economic and noneconomic damages to help victims with their physical, financial and emotional damages suffered in a car, truck or motorcycle accident. Economic damages are intended to compensate car accident victims for their monetary losses. Those losses can include medical expenses; future medical care costs; lost wages; and lost-earning capacity. Victims of an unexpected car accident can suffer a variety of challenges as they are unable to work during their recovery process.
In addition, victims may also face damages associated with the emotional trauma of an unexpected car accident. As a result, victims may be able to recover compensation for pain and suffering damages and emotional anguish. In addition, wrongful death damages, such as loss of consortium and other damages, may be available to surviving family members following the loss of a loved one in a fatal car accident.
Legal remedies exist to protect victims of car accidents and their families which is why it is essential for them to be familiar with the legal protections available to them. Because any legal claim for damages can be helpful but also complex, it is also valuable for car accident victims and their families to have trained guidance through the process of bringing a claim for damages.