Compensatory Damages in California

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If you have been injured in an automobile accident, bar fight, or other kind of accident and are struggling to pay your bills, do not despair. You might be able to recover monetary damages for your injuries and losses with the assistance of an aggressive Los Angeles trial lawyer.  Additionally, if your loved one or family member was killed as a result of another person’s negligence or unlawful behavior (such as drunk driving), you also might be able to recover financially on behalf of your loved one in a wrongful death lawsuit in Los Angeles.

Many Los Angeles accident or trauma victims wonder if they can recover any financial damages for their injuries. California law states that a victim of a personal injury tort in California, such as a car accident or assault and battery victim, may be able to recover damages in the form of cash for injuries suffered. This means that under California law, if you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury as a result of another person’s negligence, you can seek compensatory damages with the help of an experienced Los Angeles accident victim lawyer. ‘Compensatory damages’ is the term for the sum of money awarded to you by the court in a civil action to hold the person who injured you responsible for the particular loss, detriment, or injury you suffered as a result of his or her unlawful conduct.

Struggling to pay hospital bills and other debts after being injured in a Los Angeles car accident or bar fight? In California, compensatory damages provide you, the innocent victim, with the monetary amount you need to replace what was lost as a result of the injury; such as hospital bills and/or time taken off work. In order to be awarded compensatory damages by the judge or jury, an experienced Los Angeles trial lawyer must prove that you suffered a legally recognizable harm that a certain amount of money can compensate, the amount of which can be objectively determined by a judge or jury.  Talk to a skilled injury victim lawyer in Los Angeles to learn more.

In cases like this, where you or your loved one has suffered physical injuries, you need the experience and knowledge of an aggressive doctor turned trial lawyer. Bradley I. Kramer, MD, Esq. not only understands the law and how to fight for your legal rights, but as a doctor, he can clearly and accurately present your case to the judge or jury. His track record of success speaks for itself.

For more information on how to recover compensatory damages in California, contact BIK Law today.

To learn more about compensatory damages awarded to victims like you in California, reach out to a skilled personal injury trial lawyer today.

 

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