You’ve been in an accident. You’ve been injured and/or your car is a mess. How can you recover economic damages?  This is why you need Harold Ehrenberg, New Orleans Personal Injury Lawyer. Not only can Harold help you as a lawyer, but as a doctor of chiropractic medicine, Harold knows the exact procedures to expedite your claim.

What you can recover will depend upon the kind of damages you experienced, both during and after the personal injury. Sometimes family members may also be entitled to recover, to the extent that your injuries affected their relationship with you.

Here’s a list of the types of damages that defines almost every type of legal compensation available to many plaintiffs in a personal injury cases. After watching this, attorney Harold Ehrenberg can explain your options, and will work to ensure that you receive just compensation under Louisiana law.

You’ve been in an accident. You’ve been injured and/or your car is a mess. How can you recover economic damages?  This is why you need an experienced attorney. What you can recover will depend upon the kind of damages you experienced, both during and after the incident. Sometimes family members may also be entitled to recover, to the extent that your injuries affected their relationship with you.

Here’s a list of the types of damages that defines almost every type of legal compensation available to many plaintiffs in a personal injury cases. After watching this, we can explain your options, and will work to ensure that you receive just compensation under The law.

Disfigurement

When an accident or injury has left a person deformed or disfigured, e.g., by scars or other permanent effects on personal appearance. These damages are sometimes included as an element of other types of damages, such as mental anguish.

Future Medical Expenses From Personal Injury

Household Services

The cost of hiring somebody to do things around the house while you recover from an accident or injury,

Loss of Consortium, which includes, not to put too fine a point on it, the benefits of married life after an accident or injury — affection, solace, comfort, companionship, and sexual relations between spouses. 

Loss of Enjoyment of Life

A diminished ability to enjoy the day-to-day pleasures of life, “loss of enjoyment” is usually an item of general damages, meaning there is no precise way to place a monetary value on it. It’s similar to pain and suffering.

Lost Earning Capacity

After an accident or injury, these damages may be recovered if the plaintiff proves that his or her ability to earn money in the future has been impaired or diminished by the injuries. 

Lost Wages

These damages represent the amount of money a plaintiff has lost due to the inability to work.

Bills and expenses for medical services such as doctors, hospital stays, emergency room treatment, ambulance fees, and nursing services. 

Mental Anguish

Any mental suffering or emotional distress associated with an accident or injury, including fright, terror, apprehension, nervousness, anxiety, worry, humiliation, mortification, feeling of lost dignity, embarrassment, grief, and shock.

Pain and Suffering

An award for past and future physical pain in connection with an accident or injury. To place a monetary value on pain and suffering, the jury considers the nature of the injury, the certainty of future pain, its severity, and how long the plaintiff is likely to be in pain. 

Permanent Disability

These damages are best proved by medical testimony, and ordinarily a doctor must examine a plaintiff claiming permanent disability. 

So, Should you Pursue an Injury Lawsuit?

An accident case requires a detailed understanding of the nuances of Louisiana personal injury law. And Harold can get you started with a short, free consultation over the phone. If an accident has caused you a loss, Call the offices of Harold Ehrenberg today.

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