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Punitive Damages Defined

Punitive Damages Defined
​ In personal injury cases, you can be awarded several types of damages, and understanding them can be a little difficult. Economic damages are losses you might have suffered as a result of a personal injury accident, and they are monetary in nature. For example, in a car accident, you may need money to replace your damaged vehicle . Non-economic d...
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Can Stress and Anxiety Qualify as Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?

Can Stress and Anxiety Qualify as Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?
​ When you've been injured in an accident of any kind , the mental stress and anxiety you suffer can, in some ways, be worse than your physical injuries. Mental anguish can be debilitating and can cause as much harm to your happiness as almost any physical injury. Dealing with a lawsuit can heap more stress on top of the enormous pile you're alread...
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New York Workers Comp Claim Timeline

New York Workers Comp Claim Timeline
If you or someone close to you has been injured or killed on the job in the state of New York, you need to know how to file a workers compensation claim . Here's what you need to know about the claims process and the timeline you can expect. Right Away The injured worker should seek medical care right away. He or she should also inform his or her s...
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New York Sets No Limits on Non-Economic Damages

New York Sets No Limits on Non-Economic Damages
If you're the plaintiff in a medical malpractice suit, you can generally pursue two kinds of damages: economic and non-economic. Economic damages include the cost of medical bills and compensation for wages that you could not earn while you were laid up due to medical malpractice. Non-economic damages refer to less tangible losses, such as pain and...
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Settling the Issue - Putting a Price on Personal Injuries in St Louis

Settling the Issue - Putting a Price on Personal Injuries in St Louis
Placing a monetary value on a compensation package can seem a complicated and mysterious process. Whether a personal injury has been caused by negligence or as the result of an accident, it can be difficult to attach a financial value on your injuries. With the majority of legal cases settled before they reach court, knowing how much you should agr...
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