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What Is Pain & Suffering in Personal Injury?


When you are injured in an accident, it can affect your life in many ways. Some people may experience permanent injuries and extreme pain. This pain may make it difficult for them to enjoy their normal life activities. In these cases, an injury victim may be able to recover monetary compensation for their pain and suffering.

Clients who experience the following may be eligible for pain and suffering damages:

  • Physical pain
  • Emotional distress
  • Mental anguish
  • PTSD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Disfigurement
  • Extreme humiliation and embarrassment

How Can I Recover Pain & Suffering in My Injury Claim?

Accurately calculating personal injury damages can be complex, so we recommend that you work with a personal injury lawyer to help you determine the fair value of your case.

In general, a claim for pain and suffering can include the following evidence:

  • Medical records
  • Daily journal that documents any obstacles you now face as a result of your injury
  • Medication prescribed to alleviate the effects of injuries caused by the accident
  • New Orleans Personal Injury Attorneys Who Fight for You

Before you settle a claim, it is important that you understand the full extent of your damages, including pain and suffering. At The Womac Law Firm, we have handled numerous claims for pain and suffering caused by a wide variety of accidents. Our New Orleans personal injury lawyers are well-versed in personal injury law and we are ready to put our experience to work for you. Whether we are negotiating with insurers or litigating on your behalf in court, we work hard to help our clients get the compensation they deserve.

Schedule a free consultation to learn more about your case: (504) 470-3935.

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