Damages are a legal term for the money that a court awards you if you win your case. When you file a personal injury lawsuit, you may request damages to compensate you for your injury and losses. In addition, you may request punitive damages.
Pain and suffering is the term used to describe the physical or emotional stress caused by being injured in an accident. How much compensation you should get for pain and suffering is calculated separately from the amount you get for more direct expenses.
There are many types of accidents and injuries that can be caused by negligence. In most situations, you have a right to be compensated if you are injured due to someone else’s negligence in the Bronx.
Personal injury cases are often about trips, falls, and car accidents. There are many other types of personal injury cases as well, including dog bites, medical malpractice, assault and battery, emotional distress, and product liability.
Strict liability law recognizes that there are certain cases where danger is inherent, and the plaintiff need not prove direct fault or negligence on behalf of the defendant in order to win their settlement.