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What kind of compensation is available to me if I’m injured in a car accident?
May 02, 2018
If you’re injured in a car accident that was caused by someone else’s careless actions, there are two types of damages—or monetary compensation—you may be able to claim: economic and non-economic.
- Economic damages: These are damages that you can prove were an actual financial loss, such as medical expenses, lost wages, and out-of-pocket costs.
- Non-economic damages: These are damages that are not considered an actual financial loss, such as pain and suffering and lost consortium.
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