What types of damages can I recover in a personal injury lawsuit?

If you have been injured, some of the damages you may be entitled to recover are:

  • Past and future medical bills related to the injuries you suffered;
  • Past and future wage loss and other lost financial benefits due to your injuries;
  • Past and future pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life; and
  • In the case of a wrongful death, financial and emotional losses caused to the decedent’s spouse, children and other dependents.

In addition, punitive damages may be available under some circumstances.