What Are Non-Economic Damages?

What Are Non-Economic Damages Queens Personal Injury Lawyers

When you are involved in an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness or negligence, you are entitled to damages. There are two types of damages that you can recover. One of them is your economic damages. The second is your non-economic damages. If you want to know more about what that means, please keep reading. Then give our office a call right away to schedule a free consultation with our Queens injury lawyers.

Pain and Suffering

For every day that you suffer pain related to your accident, you are entitled to compensation. It is important that we fight for your right to compensation for pain and suffering because these types of non-economic damages represent the time that you spent in misery. We know that there is not necessarily a dollar amount attached to your pain and suffering, but we do calculate these damages based on how long you suffered because of your accident.

Lowered Quality of Life

If your life has gotten worse since your accident, you are entitled to damages for that. You are absolutely entitled to money damages for every aspect of your life that has negatively been changed.

This includes things like not being able to enjoy the free time life you used to. You can include damages if you are unable to participate in sports or hobbies that you enjoyed before the accident.

If you are unable to engage in activity with your family, even for a brief period of time, you deserve compensation for that. If you cannot live like you used to, we want to know all of those details. We will fight for your full compensation for these non-economic damages.

Emotional Damage

When you are forced out of work and into bed rest, your mental and emotional health may seriously suffer. Depression and anxiety commonly follow victims of accidents around. You may suffer PTSD after you survive your accident. For all of these negative experiences you have, you deserve compensation for them.

Many people suffer from sleep problems after their accident which can have a very negative effect on mental and emotional wellbeing. We want to know about all of the ways in which you have suffered emotional damages to ensure you are getting full justice.

Call Our Queens Injury Lawyers Today

If you have been seriously hurt in an accident and you are searching for full compensation, please get in touch right away. We fight for our clients fiercely to get compensation for both economic and non-economic damages. Set up your free consultation with a Queens injury lawyer today.

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