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What Compensation Can I Seek In an Injury Case?

A Dallas injury lawyer can help you obtain fair compensationIn a personal injury case, whether it be through loss, property damage or the suffering of an injury, you may be entitled to compensation. Dallas injury lawyer Windle Turley has more than 40 years of experience aggressively pursuing justice and compensation for accident victims throughout Texas and the United States.

Before an amount can be determined, it is best to decide what type of compensation, or “damages”, you are seeking.

  • Compensatory Damages. While there are different types of compensatory damages, essentially, these damages seek to reimburse an injured party for harm they have suffered.
    • General Compensatory Damages
      • Loss of consortium or companionship
      • Mental anguish
      • Pain and Suffering
    • Special Compensatory Damages
      • Cost of altered plans
      • Household expenses
      • Cost of future medical care
      • Medical bills
      • Loss of future earnings
      • Loss of earnings
  • Wrongful Death Damages. After the tragic loss of a loved one, certain family members may be able to seek wrongful death compensation for:
    • Loss of companionship
    • Loss of support and services
    • Loss of financial contribution
    • Emotional distress
    • Pre-death medical expenses
    • Funeral and burial costs
  • Punitive Damages. Punitive damages are much less common and are not tied to the type of injury. These damages are awarded essentially to punish the person who did the harm in the first place.

If you are seeking an experienced Dallas injury lawyer, contact the Turley Law Firm today at (214) 691-4025 to schedule a consultation. We help protect the rights of victims from Fort Worth and throughout Texas and the nation.

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