How Are Economic Damages Calculated?

The term “personal injury accident” is a term most people are familiar with; however, the term is a bit misleading. Although true “accidents” do occur, most “accidents” are not really accidents but are the result of negligence on the part of an involved party. The negligent party might be a motorist involved in a collision, a store owner in a slip and fall accident, or a doctor when a patient is injured as a result of a medical error. When a victim is injured as a result of negligence the victim may be entitled to damages, or compensation, from the negligent party. There are three types of damages to which a victim may be entitled – economic, non-economic, and punitive. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision in the State of Tennessee you may be entitled to both economic and non-economic damages from the negligent party. Only an experienced Tennessee auto accident attorney can evaluate the specific facts of your collision and advise you with regard to wheth


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