By Shaun Murphy
After the news that you have a personal injury case, you have a lawful right to go after compensation for your losses and damages through the court. If you decide to go to court, sufficient evidence is necessary to establish the case in court. There are special issues of concern in the case of an STD. In the event the defendant is found guilty of non-disclosure before infection, and the plaintiff wins the case, the jury can award money towards medical expenses, emotional distress damages, and punitive damages.
What are “damages”? What inclusion should be in the settlement?
For a personal damage, there are three main types of compensation possible. You can be compensated for suffering and pain, lost companionship, life enjoyment, and disfigurement resulting from medical treatment or the accident
Special damages include punitive and emotional compensation. Punitive damages are awarded due to the losses from harm involved against the defendant. Emotional compensation is for the pain and suffering the defendant experienced related to the injury.
Economic damages involve the lost wages from missed work, medical bills, and other expenses.
How do I collect my settlement?
Collection is dependent on the nature of your case. There may be a negotiation of payment from the plaintiff in the form of a lump sum, payments over time, or property deeds released to the defendant.
If you filed litigation against the defendant, you can easily win the judgment with substantial evidence.
For a free consultation on your case, please contact our Coachella Valley personal injury lawyer.