What Kind Of Personal Injury Compensation Will I Receive?
Seeking Full Compensation For Your Losses And Suffering
Under our system of justice, the victim of a harmful act (either negligent or intentional) can sue for damages. Economic losses are those that can be objectively calculated, and can consist of actual out-of-pocket losses or future losses reasonably certain to occur. Non-economic losses such as those for pain and suffering are determined during settlement negotiations, in mediation, through arbitration or by the decision of a jury.
At Clark, Perdue & List, we provide results-oriented representation for victims of negligence. We seek full compensation for every client from all possible sources. When you choose our law firm, our lawyers will work diligently to obtain the best possible result for you.
Compensation In A Personal Injury Or Wrongful Death Case
Some of the types of compensation that an accident victim may be able to obtain include the following:
Medical costs — This can include the costs of emergency care, follow-up care with a physician, reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, medications, physical therapy or chiropractic treatment, psychological counseling, travel costs to and from medical providers, and other costs.
Lost income — This can include past actual income loss, as well as future income you will not earn as a result of the accident. We sometimes use the services of an economist or actuarial specialists to determine this figure.
Pain and suffering — This can include compensation for physical pain and psychological suffering.
Punitive damages — In some cases involving egregious negligence, it may be possible to obtain punitive damages intended to punish the negligent party and deter wrongdoing.
In a wrongful death case, compensable losses can include economic loses, such as medical and funeral expenses and loss of financial support, plus loss of consortium, loss of companionship and other non-economic losses such as loss of care, advice, guidance and counsel.
No Fee, No Recovery
Clark, Perdue & List accepts personal injury and wrongful death cases on contingency. You will owe an attorney fee only if we win compensation for you.
Contact Our Firm
RECENT BLOG POSTS FOR PERSONAL INJURY
Toys help children learn, develop, and explore their surroundings. While most toys are safe, some toys can lead to injuries. These injuries can be the result of a flaw in the product design but can also happen when the toy is used in a way that does not follow the...
A traumatic injury can change your life in an instant. You may find yourself unable to work, facing mounting medical bills and no way to cover your living expenses. If you suffered an injury due to the actions of another person or party, you could be entitled to...
A collision with a big rig can cause injuries that make returning to work impossible. If you’re in that situation, an 18-wheeler accident lawyer in Columbus might have the solution you need. By building a solid personal injury claim, an attorney can seek...
A voluntary recall has been issued for Philips Respironics ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP machines due to potential health risks. The polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam used in these devices may break down and potentially enter the device’s air pathway.
If you or a loved one sustained severe injuries in a semi-truck accident or 18-wheeler collision in Ohio, you deserve justice and fair compensation for your injuries, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. In Columbus and throughout Ohio, Clark, Perdue, & List...
The link between COVID-19 and vaping is becoming more apparent as new research emerges. Evidence shows that the virus may have an easier time infecting the lungs of smokers and vapers. According to a recent article in the New York Times, smoking appears to alter the...