If you are the victim of a serious car accident, you likely suffered many different types of harm. There is an emotional toll taken when you are the victim of serious car accident in South Florida. This can include the shock caused during the accident and the mental anguish during the treatment and painful recovery from the accident.
This is what lawyers would call “suffering” in terms of damages. Damages is basically a legal term to mean the money to which you are entitled as the victim of serious car accident or any other personal injury, for that matter. The pain you experienced during the accident and treatment can also be reduced to financial figure, and this is typically coupled with the suffering damages and is expressed as a single figure for pain and suffering. There are various other types of damages in a car accident case that we will discuss below, and they are also listed in Florida Statute 768.73. Continue reading →