There are a number of economic and non-economic damages that may be awarded in a personal injury lawsuit, including: emotional pain and suffering, lost wages, lost earning capacity (i.e. an inability to work in the future due to injuries), medical bills, necessary ongoing treatments. All damages include present and future expected losses. You may also be eligible to recover punitive damages if you can prove the defendant’s conduct was intentional or malicious.
What types of compensation can be awarded in a personal injury lawsuit?