Are You Eligible to File a Claim for Injuries Related to Camp Lejeune?
What kind of damages can I recover after being hit by a drunk driver?
If you have been hit by a drunk driver, you may be entitled to compensation for the damages and losses you have suffered. Here are some of the damages that you may be able to recover in a personal injury lawsuit against a drunk driver:
- Medical expenses: You may be able to recover compensation for all medical expenses related to your injuries, including hospital bills, doctor visits, and physical therapy.
- Lost income: If you were unable to work as a result of your injuries, you may be able to recover compensation for lost wages and future earning capacity.
- Pain and suffering: This includes physical pain and emotional suffering, such as depression, anxiety, and loss of enjoyment of life.
- Property damage: If your vehicle was damaged in the crash, you may be able to recover the cost of repairing or replacing it.
- Punitive damages: In some cases, a jury may award punitive damages to punish the drunk driver for their reckless behavior.
- Wrongful death damages: If you lost a loved one in a drunk driving crash, you may be able to recover damages for funeral expenses, lost income, and loss of companionship.
It’s important to note that the amount of compensation you may be able to recover will depend on the specific facts of your case, including the severity of your injuries, the extent of property damage, and the impact of the drunk driving crash on your life.
If you have been hit by a drunk driver, it’s important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you understand your legal options and work to maximize your compensation. The Ruth Law Team has a team of skilled attorneys who specialize in personal injury cases, and we can help you navigate the legal process and fight for the compensation you deserve. Contact us at (888) 783-8378 to schedule a free consultation.
Please note that the answers to each question may vary depending on the specific facts of your case, and it is always best to consult with an attorney to get more accurate information. Also, this is general information and not legal advice.