Our experienced Tampa personal injury lawyers can help you recover compensation for emotional damages. Call our office for a free consultation.
Can I be compensated for emotional damages?
Florida Law allows for people who’ve been injured by the negligence of others to recover all of their losses. Commonly, we think about that in terms of monetary losses including missed time at work and medical bills. Many times, people come to our firm and they don’t even want to talk about their accident because they’ve suffered horrendous emotional trauma because of an injury. An injury can be extremely painful, limit your lifestyle, and it can affect your relationships. All those things are what we call the emotional damages. All of the emotional damages are fully compensable under Florida law in a personal injury action.
Our job is to work them up. We want to have mental health counselors or therapists help document those losses and talk to the other family members and see how sometimes an injury can change the personality of our clients, and it has a ripple effect that can be adverse and reach far into the future. Our job, when we have a personal injury claim, is to make sure that we get compensation for all the damages, including the emotional damages.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured in an accident in Florida and have questions about recovering compensation for emotional damages?
Contact our dedicated Tampa Bay personal injury attorneys at Perenich The Law Firm today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation.
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Out of Town Legal Resources
Sometimes we get calls from people who are injured in other areas of the country. That’s why we are always looking for attorneys and online resources that can help people elsewhere. We found these personal injury attorneys in New York that created some great online educational resources. If you’re in New York and have questions about personal injury claims, look at these personal injury attorneys in Queens, NY.