How is Loss of Income Calculated After an Accident?

If you have been in an accident, you may have suffered injuries that prevented you from working while you recovered, or that will prevent you from returning to the same job – or even working at all – in the future. The person responsible for your injuries may have an obligation to compensate you for your lost income. But how are those losses calculated?

Past Loss of Income

The amount of salary that you may have lost before your case goes to trial, or before a settlement is reached is known as past loss of income and is often fairly straight-forward to quantify. Continue reading

What Is My Claim Worth? What You Need to Know About Categories of Damages

After being injured in an accident, recovery and returning to your daily life may present you with challenges. You may consider filing a lawsuit against the person who injured you. One of the first things you will likely want to know is how much your claim may be worth.

We provided some information about how legal claims work and some general information about damages in this post. However, the subject of personal injury damages is extensive, and there can be a lot of legal jargon and unfamiliar terms. In this post, we’ll explain some of those terms and help you understand how your injuries may be categorized and discussed by your lawyer, the other side, or the court. Continue reading