Q: What types of compensation can be received in a personal injury case?
A: There are several types of compensable damages that can be received including
money for lost wages & career change, property damage compensation,
health aids, and home rehabilitation to accommodate for the injuries sustained.
Q: What is the serious injury requirement necessary to bring about a personal
injury case in the state of New York?
A: Generally serious injuries result in one of the following: death; dismemberment;
significant disfigurement; fracture; loss of the fetus; permanent and
total loss of use of a body organ, member, function or system; or permanent
consequential limitation of use of the body organ or member.
Q: What is the difference between a no-fault claim and a personal injury claim?
A: The two main differences are that under you have 30 days to file a no-fault
claim which is not eligible for pain and suffering damages. In comparison
you are able to file a personal injury claim as long as the statute of
limitations is still valid and personal injury claims are subject to pain
and suffering damages.
If you would like to learn more about how The Harrison Law Group, P.C.
can help with your personal injury case, call us at 1-800-Injury-Law and
receive a free consultation today!