Pain and suffering settlements are a type of compensation awarded to individuals who have been injured due to the wrongful conduct of another party. Pain and suffering damages are intended to compensate the injured person for the physical and emotional pain and distress they have experienced as a result of their injuries.
Pain and suffering settlements can be awarded in a variety of personal injury claims, including:
There is no set formula for calculating pain and suffering damages in Connecticut. They are part of the non-economic damages that can be awarded. The standard is whatever is “fair, just and reasonable.” The attorney for the injured party through witnesses and other objective evidence, such as medical records and prescription summaries from a pharmacy, and other such items, will present evidence to a jury to weigh a variety of factors when determining how much to award for this type of damages, including:
The amount of pain and suffering paid in Connecticut vary widely depending on the specific circumstances of each case.
If you have been injured in an accident or incident caused by the wrongful conduct of another party, you will be entitled to pain and suffering damages as part of your jury verdict or settlement. However, it is important to understand that insurance companies often try to minimize pain and suffering damages, so it is important to have an experienced personal injury attorney on your side.
If you are considering filing a personal injury claim in Connecticut, it is important to contact an experienced personal injury attorney to discuss your case.
Pain and suffering settlements can be a valuable source of compensation for individuals who have been injured due to the wrongful conduct of another party. If you have been injured in an accident or incident in Connecticut, it is important to contact an experienced personal injury attorney to discuss your case.
The Tindall Law Firm, LLC, provides experienced representation to injury victims and their families in Connecticut. Attorney Tindall has 26 years of experience handling these types of cases successfully. He understands your concerns because we have helped thousands of people who were faced with the same issues after a serious injury or a wrongful death for the last 26 years. We will carefully look at all parties involved in our client’s incident, and thoroughly investigate any possible situations that may have contributed to the incident resulting in your injuries. In some cases, there may be more than one party responsible, and our firm will aggressively pursue the claims necessary to get you fairly compensated.
To schedule a free consultation with a Waterbury personal injury lawyer, please call 203.755.0018 today.