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Calculating Damages in Personal Injury Cases

Calculating Damages in Personal Injury Cases

The ultimate goal of personal injury lawsuits is to hold people responsible for their carelessness when it injures someone else. A key part of holding people responsible is ensuring that they compensate the injured party for harm that they suffered. In legal circles, that compensation belongs to as damages; and the calculation of damages is one of the most important pieces of a trial. The...

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3 Key Factors that Determine How Much You’ll Receive in Damages

3 Key Factors that Determine How Much You’ll Receive in Damages

Because there are so many factors contributing to a judge’s decision—and because sometimes parties settle out of court—it’s tough to predict what kind of damages you’ll receive if you win a lawsuit. However, there are common themes that run through many personal injury cases; and some things will almost certainly affect the amount of money you receive in damages. The Types of Damages in Personal...

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