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What’s the Difference Between Compensatory and Punitive Damages?

Determining punitive damages is one of the first steps after you’ve made the decision to file a personal injury claim. With the help of an attorney, you can figure out just how much your injury will cost you, and how much compensation you deserve. Compensatory Damages Compensatory damages are meant to give the victim an amount of funds that make up for anything spent or lost due to the incident. They come in many forms and can include the following: Medical care. Any medical expenses including future expenses are usually included when determining compensation. Wages. This can include salary that was lost due to an inability to work, as well as any money you may lose in the future. Especially, if your injury prevents you from returning to work. Loss of property. This will include any vehicle, for example, that was damaged and will need repairs. Pain and suffering. This…
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