Types of Damages For Personal Injury Lawsuits

arm in a castDamages is a term used to refer to the compensation you may receive after suffering a personal injury. There are compensatory and non-compensatory damages; which types are pursued will often depend on the details of your claim.

Compensatory damages are those that can be measured as a monetary amount, such as lost wages; non-compensatory damages are those that are not so easily quantified, such as mental anguish.

Have you been injured through no fault of your own and are not sure if you have grounds to file a damages lawsuit?

As Fort Worth personal injury lawyers, at the law offices of Anderson Cummings, we help injury victims obtain the damages they need to cover financial and emotional losses they suffered after an accident.

Call us today at (817) 920-9000 and let’s discuss the merits of your claim.

Common Types of Damages

Some common types of damages include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Property damage
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of consortium

In the case of a wrongful death claim, the surviving family members may seek damages for funeral expenses and loss of financial support.

Personal Injury

Personal injury cases can encompass a wide variety of claims. This area of law covers incidents as varied as car accident claims, catastrophic injuries, improperly prescribed medications and wrongful death claims.

Burn Injury

The seriousness of a burn injury can mean the difference between a few months of recuperation and months of painful skin grafts. The pain and physical trauma of a burn injury is often overwhelming.

Premises Accidents

When an accident occurs on another individuals property, it can be difficult to determine who may be held liable for your pain and suffering.

Injuries to Children

When a child is injured in an accident, a family’s world can be turned upside down. If the injuries sustained are catastrophic, that child’s life will be forever altered.

Have Questions? We Have Answers

At Anderson Cummings, our attorneys have a well-earned reputation for obtaining the compensation personal injury victims and their families rightfully deserve.

We know that nothing can take away the pain that you experienced after an accident.

If you have been injured by another person or due to a dangerous or defective product, let our attorneys fight for justice and hold the responsible party accountable for their actions.

Not Sure If You Have A Claim? Call Us Today

*These are actual dollar amounts paid to clients after the deduction of attorney fees and expenses.


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