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How are Damages Assessed After a Car Crash in Arizona

How Are Damages Assessed After A Car Crash in Arizona

In just one year, there were more than 127,000 motor vehicle accidents in Arizona. Of those accidents, 919 resulted in fatalities and nearly 38,000 resulted in bodily injury. Unfortunately, these crashes often happen because of the careless and negligent conduct of other drivers on the road.

So what happens when someone is injured or there are property damages due to a car crash? Well, when that situation takes place, the victim is able to file a claim to regain compensation. Of course, each car accident claim is different from another, and so is each claim.

People who are hurt in a car crash can receive compensation for:

Vehicle and Other Property Damages
Of course, when there are automobile accidents, there is almost always vehicle damage. So can you get compensation for these damages? The answer is yes. Drivers can get compensation for any property damage that it takes to fix or replace their automobile. In addition, if there is personal property that was damaged in the incident, you can get recompense for that as well. You can also get compensation for expenses, such as retaining a rental car while the vehicle that was damaged is being repaired. That is why it is so important to keep a file of any receipts, repair bills, and any other records from the accident. This paperwork helps you prove the extent of the damages and the possible repayment you deserve.

Medical Bills
Medical expenses are often a large piece of any claim for damages. When a victim is injured in a car accident, they often have to be treated at an emergency room to assess the extent of their injuries. As well, they may need further hospitalization – with the medical expenses that entail.

You need to retain precise records of any and all medical costs. This assists greatly in showing what the actual damages are for medical expenses. Such as:

  • Notes from the doctor

  • Any prescriptions or pill bottles

  • Records of hospital stays

  • Medical bills

In addition, documents such as these can help you with a personal injury claim for your pain and suffering.

Pain And Suffering
What are pain and suffering? When someone sustains an injury in a car accident, they are also often able to retain recompense for pain and suffering. However, this is not a simple process. Courts and insurance companies look at the injuries of a victim, how severe they are, and how injuries can change the victim’s life – permanently.

Lost Income
Very often, accident victims are not able to go back to work because of their injury. However, if you have to miss work due to medical reasons you are often able to recover lost wages. And if a victim sustains permanent injuries, they may be unable to return to work permanently. A personal injury attorney can often help assess what these damages are and what you deserve for compensation.

Gaining Recompense
Many automobile accident cases are solved by an insurance settlement. These monetary settlements are based on the value of any damages which are then covered by the insurance policy. However, these policies have limits. That’s why you should contact a personal injury attorney. Filing a lawsuit may be the best option to recover all of the damages you deserve when you are a victim in a vehicle collision and the accident was caused by the other driver’s negligence.

Working With An Arizona Personal Injury Attorney To Help You Recover The Maximum Amount Of Compensation 

Contacting Escamilla Law Group will help you gain compensation from a car accident claim as soon as possible. Each vehicle accident is specific. Damages vary from case-to-case and no two are the same. It is important to retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you within the boundaries of your incident. Escamilla Law Group can help you to find out what you can recover from an accident.

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