Categories of Financial Compensation
If you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligent actions, you may feel like your entire world has been turned upside down as you struggle to pay for medical bills and other expenses related to your injury and recovery. And whether you were injured in a car accident or from a faulty product, you need financial compensation so you aren’t stuck paying for these bills out of your own pocket.
You don’t have to struggle financially after an accident that was caused by another party. By filing a civil lawsuit against the responsible party, you can hold him or her liable for any losses and expenses by recovering financial compensation. For additional information about your legal rights or to discuss the details of your case with a legal professional, contact the Nashville personal injury lawyers of Pohl & Berk, LLP, today at 615-277-2765.
Different Types of Compensation
Suffering an injury in an accident caused by someone else’s negligent actions can be devastating emotionally and physically. It shouldn’t also destroy your finances. By filing a personal injury lawsuit, you can recover any of the following types of compensation:
- Compensatory – This type of compensation covers all the financial damages directly related to the accident, such as medical bills, therapy costs, property repair, and lost wages
- Punitive – In some cases, the court wishes to punish the defendant even further. Punitive damages are rare, but are commonly found in cases where the defendant acted especially negligent.
- Pain and suffering – Damages intended to compensate the plaintiff for emotional trauma, scarring, and disfigurement
At Pohl & Berk, LLP, our Nashville personal injury attorneys may be able to help you take legal action while you focus on your recovery. Get started today by calling us at 615-277-2765 and take the first step toward holding the responsible party liable.