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The Potential Compensation Available after a New Jersey Car Accident

What Damages Can You Seek When You Have Been Hurt in an Automobile Wreck?

The Potential Compensation Available after a New Jersey Car AccidentIn any type of motor vehicle accident, even when the collision seems minor, your injuries can bring your life to a standstill. You may be unable to work, either temporarily or for the foreseeable future. Your injuries may make it difficult or impossible to do many of the things you love, or to engage in even the simplest activities of daily life. You may need significant medical care, all of which may not be covered by insurance. What losses can you potentially recover in a personal injury lawsuit after a car, truck or motorcycle crash?

The Types of Compensation Available after a Motor Vehicle Accident

In a personal injury lawsuit for injuries suffered in a car accident, you can seek monetary compensation for:

  • Lost wages or income due to your injuries—Any income you would have earned, but did not, due to your injuries
  • Physical and emotional pain and suffering
  • The loss of companionship or consortium because of your injuries—the extent to which your injuries limited or prevented you from having close physical or emotional relationships with others
  • The loss of enjoyment of life—Your inability to perform the basis tasks of daily life, or to engage in activities that previously brought joy, happiness or fulfillment
  • Any unpaid or unreimbursed medical expenses incurred because of the accident
  • Loss of or damage to personal property due to the accident

The Types of Injuries for Which You Can Seek Compensation

You have the right to pursue full and fair compensation for any physical injury sustained in a motor vehicle accident, from soft-tissue injuries, such as sprains, strains and muscle damage, to serious and catastrophic loss, including broken bones, traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord trauma, paralysis, permanent scarring or disfigurement, burns and amputation or loss of limb. You may also be able to recover damages for emotional distress caused by a car accident.

Contact the Law Office of Howard D. Popper

At the Law Offices of Howard D. Popper, we can help protect your rights. For a free initial consultation to discuss your options after you have been hurt in a New Jersey car accident, contact our office online or call 973-993-8787 to set up an appointment. We have offices in Morristown and Newton.

We handle all personal injury claims on a contingent fee basis. You won’t pay any attorney fees unless we recover damages for your losses.