What Are Noneconomic Damages?

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February 12, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

Accident Lawyers for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases

In this video, injury attorney Joseph Kalbac, Jr. describes one of the types of compensation that may be available to catastrophic personal injury victims as well as family members who lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. Compensation for your pain and suffering is an example of a noneconomic damage you may be entitled to gain in a successful lawsuit. For more information about the legal assistance our injury lawyers at Colson Hicks Eidson may be able to provide you, speak with us today to learn about your options.

Video Transcription:

One of the damages that a family or a person can collect in a trucking accident in the event that there’s a wrongful death case or even a personal injury case are noneconomic damages. Noneconomic damages include pain and suffering, predominantly. In a wrongful death case under Florida, the survivors are entitled to recover their pain and suffering for losing a loved one. It’s not about the value of the person who passed away, but it’s the pain and suffering of the people that are still living. Those are the damages, the noneconomic damages, that can be recovered. If you need more information, call me, Joe Kalbac, or Colson Hicks Eidson at 305-476-7400 or you can visit our website at colson.com.