- Who is liable for personal injury?
Parties who have acted negligently, meaning they did not use reasonable care, may be liable for personal injury damages.
- What type of compensation can be available for personal injury?
Personal Injury compensation can vary greatly. Much depends on the severity of the injury. Compensation can include lost income, loss of future earnings capacity, medical bills and pain and suffering in extreme cases. Damages can include punitive damages, which are meant to “punish” the responsible parties.
- What is a personal injury?
A personal injury is an injury to someone’s body or emotions. Personal injury covers any actual physical harm (broken leg and bruises) you suffered in an accident and emotional harm caused by that accident. Personal injury does not cover damages to anyone’s property.