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What Can You Claim After A Car Accident?

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – Insurance is overly complicated, and that gives the big insurance companies and advantage when you’ve been in a car accident. Luckily, you don’t have the go up against the insurance monsters alone. At Cellino & Barnes, our Buffalo car accident lawyers have helped thousands of people get the best result possible from their accident claims – but before they received their settlements, many of our clients had questions, including “What Can You Claim After A Car Accident?”

What Can You Claim After A Car Accident?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you can receive compensation for compensatory damages and general damages.

Compensatory Damages include:

  • Medical Bills
  • Lost Wages
  • Loss of Earning Capacity
  • Property Loss (car/property damages)
  • Other Related Expenses

General Damages include:

  • Pain and Suffering
  • Loss of Consortium (strain on relationships)
  • Emotional Damages
  • Loss of Mobility
  • Other Bodily Damages That Are Not Quantifiable

If the other driver was overtly careless (a DWI, for example), an injured car accident victim may also be able to get Punitive Damages, which are meant to punish the person responsible for your injuries.

One of the most important things an injured car accident victim can do is to document everything and get the appropriate treatments for the injuries. Under compensatory damages, medical bills can include:

  • Ambulance Charges
  • Doctor’s Visits
  • Therapy
  • Associated Prescriptions
  • In-Home Services
  • And More

There are a number of ways you can receive compensation after a car accident, but there are deadlines that must be met and procedures that must be followed. With an experienced New York car accident lawyer on your side, you’re making sure you’re going to get the best result possible from your claim.

Insurance companies know that when an accident victim contacts Cellino & Barnes, the value of that case rises four-times on average.

If you have any questions like “What Can You Claim After A Car Accident?” Do not hesitate to call an experienced New York car accident lawyer at Cellino & Barnes for a FREE consultation.

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