When you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may suffer a range of damages, including financial losses, physical pain and suffering, and emotional distress. While some damages can be easy to quantify, such as hospital bills, medical costs, and loss of income, other intangible losses are harder to prove.
Emotional distress, also called mental anguish, is a very real injury that is notoriously difficult to prove. Unlike a physical injury, which can be photographed or othe...read more
Personal injury cases can be initiated when an individual's actions cause injuries inflicted on another. Accident victims can incur various damages, including lost income, hospital bills, pain and suffering, emotional anguish, disability, and disfigurement. They may also experience a loss of once-enjoyed activities and overall quality of life. Personal injury claims allow victims to seek compensation for these damages and help them recover from their losses.
Specific personal injury settleme...read more
To understand how pain and suffering is determined in Texas, you must first know the difference between this and other types of damages. Unlike medical expenses and lost wages, pain and suffering does not have an easily definable monetary value. Therefore, you must assign a fair value to these damages based on factors other than cost. Doing so isn’t easy, as not everyone values pain and suffering in the same way.
For this reason, personal injury attorneys have developed different...read more