How to calculate personal injury damages

How to calculate personal injury damages

How to calculate personal injury damages

How much can you get if your leg is broken in a car accident and you miss 12 weeks of work? What amount will a jury award if you fall at a grocery store and permanently injure your back?

There is no set answer. And don’t believe an attorney who promises you will walk away with a set amount of money.

Many factors go into determining how much money to seek in a personal injury lawsuit. Some amounts are easy to calculate based on facts and others are much harder to determine. Even when an overall financial value is placed on the damages one suffers from a car accident, slip-and-fall injury or other occurrence, many other circumstances determine what the victim takes away.

Two categories of damages, most commonly known as special and general, come into play.

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