What can a car accident cost you?

On Behalf of | Feb 3, 2022 | Personal Injury |

Car accidents can take a moment to change your life entirely, and more than 18,000 car accidents happen every day. These accidents can cost victims expenses in many different ways, and the party responsible for the injuries should also be responsible for the costs.

When pursuing the full and fair compensation you deserve after an accident, you should be sure the settlement reflects all of your expenses. Here are a few examples of the costs that your compensation should reflect:

Medical expenses

This cost may seem obvious, but people rarely recognize the full costs of their medical expenses. Not only should compensation reflect current expenses, but also future ones like additional surgeries, medications, and procedures to help you recover from your injuries.


Full recovery from a car accident can call for both physical and emotional therapy. Because damages from a car accident can affect the mind in addition to the body, it is vital to ensure that you are taking care of both.

Lost income

Every day you stay at home recovering is more money out of your pocket at work. The compensation you earn for your injuries should also cover the losses you suffer from not being able to work during recovery and the income you may not be able to earn in the future because of your injures.

Do not leave money on the table

These are only a few of the types of compensation you can pursue in your personal injury claim. To help you maximize the compensation that you earn in your claim, consult with an experienced personal injury attorney. They can negotiate for you to help secure the best possible outcome in your injury claim.