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Victims of New Mexico personal injury cases may be entitled to damages. This is an important concept in any type of lawsuit and application no matter if the case is a contract dispute, divorce, or foreclosure. But in terms of a personal injury case, there are a lot of different measures of damages that it is important for a victim to understand. Learn more from our New Mexico personal injury lawyers here.
The main question when valuing your personal injury case is what can you get? The answer is “damages.” This is the measure of relief that a party can receive in a legal action. While there are many different types of “damages,” in a personal injury action the damages are usually monetary compensation.
This monetary compensation could be awarded for a variety of aspects related to your case. It is important to realize that each type of damages much be proven through competent evidence. This is weighed by a fact-finder, either the judge or the jury, who will then award you the damages. In terms of settling, the attorneys can advocate for their party’s position to come to an agreement which is fair and just.
Damages may take many different forms. The most common types of damages in a personal injury case include the following:
Understanding what types of damages you may be entitled to in your New Mexico personal injury case is important because it allows you to know your rights and how to tell your lawyer your injuries–including physically, financially, and emotionally. Our experienced Albuquerque auto accident lawyers can help obtain the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Call to schedule your FREE appointment with our lawyers at the Mark Caruso by dialing (505) 883-5000.
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