A personal injury is never something that you expect to experience, but it alters your life nonetheless. If you have been injured in an automobile accident due to the negligence of another driver, you can pursue financial compensation to cover all the costs associated with your accident and injury.
So how much can you expect to receive? There is no single answer, but by gathering all of the information related to your personal injury and using basic personal injury guidelines, you can calculate an estimate.
Calculate Your Medical Care
Every personal injury requires some type of medical care. This is usually the most expensive type of damage to occur as a result of your accident. Consider the following medical expenses your compensation should cover:
- Existing bills for treatment
- Prescription medication costs, now and in the future
- Medical examinations in the future
- Therapies and tests
The extent of your injuries will determine whether your medical expenses will continue for a few months, a few years, or the rest of your life. The costs will add up accordingly. [Read more…]