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How Is Pain and Suffering Valued in a Car Accident Case?

What Is “Pain and Suffering”?

First things first. The definition of “pain and suffering” is pretty broad, and often has both a physical and an emotional/psychological component. It covers all physical pain and discomfort you experience as a result of the accident, the ensuing injuries, and your medical treatment. Read More

It also includes the negative mental and psychological effects of the accident and your injuries, such as anxiety, fear, depression, sleep problems, and even post-traumatic stress disorder.

Except after the most minor of car accidents, or those where there is only property damage, a car accident claim will typically include a “pain and suffering” component, sometimes referred to as “general damages. Contact us 215.561.3313 or online  for a free consultation.

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