Car Accident Injuries and Compensation

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Car Accident Injuries and compensation have one to one correspondence. Know what Denver Personal Injury Lawyers has to say about it.


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FISHER ASSOCIATES P.C. Car Accident Injuries and Compensation Know what are the car accident injuries and compensation you can receive against them.

slide 2: What are the Car Accident Injuries and Compensation It often confuses the victim and the defendant in knowing the compensation to be received and paid against car accident injuries. We are about to introduce you to a complete list of damages against which you can claim compensation or file a lawsuit. Though you come to know about the type of damages which can get you recovery amounts it is still advisable for you to approach nearest Personal Injury Attorney who knows what will work out best for you. It is also possible that sometimes the victim is unnecessarily exaggerating the matter while there is nothing worth claiming. Until you are a legal entity or having a sound legal knowledge it will be difficult for you to decide it on your own. In such cases it is better to leave complexities to experienced entities whose routine revolves around handling such cases. Let ’s move forward. What type of damages can you collect If you have incurred bodily injuries you can claim them on the basis of medical bills and hospital bills. Apart from that there are property damages which can be recovered. Find them below: 1. Vehicle Damage 2. Personal property damage which includes any self-owned property or accessories within the car and was damaged during the accident. 3. Car rental which is charged by the renting company which lent you their vehicle and it got damaged. 4. Out-of-pocket expenses. For instance you have hired the cab for returning home from the scene of incident or police station. You can file a claim against such damages and moreover can sue the opponent ’s insurance company if they deny paying you. And you also have a provision to claim under uninsured motorist coverage if the opposite party does not hold any insurance policy or holds a policy of amount less than the one which is required to pay against your damages.

slide 3: What are the types of Car Insurance Coverage for Personal Injury 1. Bodily Injury Liability Coverage 2. Personal Injury Protection 3. Medical Payments Coverage 4. Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Coverage Now you know the titles against which you can receive claims but what about the situation when you are partially involved or been negligent You can consider the following two scenarios for negligence. 1. Contributory Negligence Depending on state laws if you are even partially involved in the crash you will not receive any payment as compensation. Contributory negligence is something which feels the same like penalty. 2. Comparative Negligence In case of comparative negligence if you are partially involved you will still receive compensation but not full. A part of amount will be deducted from the one you have expected to receive at first. For instance if 60000 gets to be the final figure and you are partially involved then it is also possible that the penalty applies 50 to you and you will receive only 30000.

slide 4: Factors affecting compensation for Personal Injury  The police report  Whether and how quickly you sought medical attention  Any pre-existing injuries that you are claiming became worse as a result of the accident  DUI/DWI charges and other citations related to the accident  Witness testimonies  Photographs taken at the scene of accident  Records and documents that validate the number of days and wages lost during the course of accident.

slide 5: If you are still confused and have queries regarding car accident injuries and compensation feel free to consult us as we provide FREE CONSULTATION. Our Personal Injury Lawyers are ready to assist you anytime you need us. Give us a call at 303-779- 5300.

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