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Compensatory Damages For A Personal Injury Settlement

Are you considering filing for a personal injury settlement due to a slip and fall, car accident, or other type of injury? Before you start, it’s important to understand what type of compensatory damages you could be entitled to.

The only way to get an estimate for your specific situation is to consult directly with a lawyer and go over your case. However, it can be helpful to know what kinds of compensatory damages are addressed in a personal injury settlement, and how litigation can benefit your life.

Examples of Compensatory Damages

Most cases that are classified as a personal injury settlement are claims where the primary type of damage is to a person. These damages may be in the form of physical, mental, or emotional harm. The items that you could receive compensation for, include but are not limited to:

How Your Actions Can Affect Compensation

There are also certain things you can do personally that can affect whether you receive compensation in your personal injury settlement or if its decreased.

Have you been personally injured in an accident? A free consultation with Sloat & Nicholson can help you determine whether you have a case and what kind of compensatory damages you may be entitled to in a personal injury settlement. To set up your consultation, give us a call at 1-800-873-3202.

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