Types of Personal Injury Claim Damages

Types of Personal Injury Claim Damages

Whenever you’ve sustained personal injuries because of the negligence of another party, you are legally entitled to financial compensation for all past, present and future expenses that are related to those injuries (Title 51, Chapter 12, Georgia Code of Laws).

Some damages that you can recover under Georgia law include:

  • Special damages – medical expenses, lost wages, property damage
  • General damages – future medical costs, future earning potential, pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages – punishment for gross negligence

To get a better idea of the different types of damages that you might be entitled to recovering, contact a Georgia personal injury attorney for a free consultation and assessment of your unique case. Every claim is different, but a qualified attorney can give you the best idea of your options.