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Pain and Suffering Settlement Examples

Have you been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence? Rhode Island personal injury law mandates that the party at fault for an accident compensate any accident victims for their losses – or “damages.” Pain and suffering settlements are difficult to prove. A Providence personal injury lawyer can help you navigate the complex waters of Rhode Island personal injury and get you the best possible compensation for pain and suffering damages. Economic Damages vs. Non-Economic Damages First, it’s important … Read More

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Compensatory Vs. Punitive Damages: Understanding the Differences

Victims of an accident are usually provided a monetary award as compensation for their losses. Damages typically cover financial losses, such as wages or medical bills, but they can also compensate for emotional trauma or other forms of suffering. There are two common types of damages: compensatory and punitive. While both types of damages can be awarded to the plaintiff, they cover different losses and serve different purposes. Personal injury settlements often depend heavily on the damages available, so knowing … Read More

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Do I Need a Car Accident Lawyer in Providence? Four Considerations

After a car crash, you have a lot on your mind. You need to call your boss, schedule follow-up appointments with doctors, and contact your own insurance company, all while recovering from your injuries. You don’t even consider calling an auto accident lawyer until your relatives mention it. At first, you may be skeptical about how a car accident lawyer can help–you think you can handle the claim independently. While hiring a lawyer is not required, there are several ways … Read More

By grandelaw, 2 weeks ago