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Recoverable Expenses and Losses

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According to the NH injury attorneys at the Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman PLLC, a principal goal of the civil justice system is to fairly compensate injured victims for the injuries they sustained as a result of someone else’s negligence. The purpose of a jury verdict of damages is to compensate you for the harms and losses suffered and to hold the defendant accountable for these damages so that the defendant and others will be more careful in the future – protecting us all.

In the case of a motor vehicle crash, this means that you should be compensated for any property damage, medical expenses, and lost wages occasioned by the defendant’s negligence, as well as awarding a sum that fairly and adequately compensates you for any pain and suffering that was caused by the crash. This typically includes:

Past expenses and losses

* Ambulance fees

* Emergency room fees

* Hospital costs and expenses

* Physician’s fees

* Other medical costs such as nursing and physical therapy

* Prescription and non-prescription drugs

* Prosthetic devices, canes, walkers, etc.

* Lost earnings

* Reasonable transportation to medical care

* Household help

* Non-economic loss, such as pain and suffering

Future expenses and losses

* Hospital costs and expenses

* Physician’s fees

* Medical costs such as nursing and therapy

* Prescription and non-prescription drugs

* Prosthetic devices, canes, walkers, etc.

* Reasonable transportation to medical care

* Household help

* Loss or reduction of earning capacity

* Future non-economic loss, such as pain and suffering

Contact NH Personal Injury Attorneys Today

If you have been injured through no fault of your own, contact the NH injury attorneys at the Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman PLLC for a free consultation at 603-624-7200.

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