How To Calculate Personal Injury Settlement In California

How to Calculate a Personal Injury Settlement in California

There are many steps in the personal injury claim process, and they can all be challenging. One of the biggest steps for you to tackle is calculating your damages. How do you add up all of your losses, and how do you put a price tag on your personal suffering? It’s not easy, but you can learn how to calculate a personal injury settlement in California.

Read on to learn more about getting the fair compensation you deserve after an injury.

Adding Up Your Economic and Non-Economic Losses

Calculating a settlement for a personal injury case begins with adding up your financial losses. Financial losses for injury cases often include medical bills, missed work wages, costs of physical therapy treatment, costs of mental health treatment, property damage, and transportation expenses.

When calculating financial damages, keep in mind that future losses can also be included. For instance, future medical expenses and lost earning capacity can be paid for with your California injury settlement.

For non-economic losses, you will need to make a list of the ways this accident has caused you to suffer. You could have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following your accident. You could also have suffered from physical pain, fear, anxiety, and lost life enjoyment.

To calculate these damages and others like them, you will need to work with a California lawyer to come up with a sum that you believe adequately accounts for the negative ways your accident and injuries have damaged your life.

Get Ahold of a Personal Injury Attorney in California

You should now have a better idea as to how to calculate a personal injury settlement in California, but the process is easier to understand than it is to handle. It’s easy to miscalculate damages, or to forget important damages you’re owed. It’s also difficult to be sure of what is fair for your non-economic damages.

Partnering with a lawyer is advisable when you are filing a California personal injury claim.

We invite you to call us today to arrange a free consultation at (888) 200-9431.

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