What Does Personal Injury Compensation Include?

New York Accident Victims' Rights

If you are injured in a New York accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. Personal injury compensation may be available if the negligence of another caused your:

  • Car accident
  • Motorcycle accident
  • Truck accident
  • Slip-and-fall accident
  • Medical malpractice

The idea behind a personal injury lawsuit is to hold the negligent party financially responsible for the harm caused. A personal injury lawsuit allows the injured party or his or her family to seek compensation for costs incurred as a result of the accident.

Personal Injury Compensation for Your Accident Injuries

To be able to show that you have been harmed by the negligence of another, you must have injuries that resulted from the accident. Personal injury compensation is usually awarded for past, present and future medical bills.

After your accident, you may also be able to recover compensation for lost wages. If you were out of work for days, weeks or months after your personal injury accident, you may be able to receive money for the pay you didn't receive.

Other damages following a personal injury accident may include pain and suffering damages. To fully understand whether you may be entitled to these damages, it's best to have a New York personal injury attorney review your claim.

An experienced attorney at the law office of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick will be able to provide you with a more detailed evaluation of the personal injury compensation you deserve. The personal injury lawyers at the office offer a FREE initial consultation to discuss your accident. Call 866-502-9091 today to discuss your accident case or contact the New York law firm.

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