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    Boat Accident Available Damages

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      Boat Accident Available Damages

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        Do you know what boat accident available damages you are entitled to? Watch this video, then give our attorneys in Southwest Florida a call to get started today.


        What are the available damages after a boat accident claim in Southwest Florida?


        A boating accident injury case involves many different types of damages. The first are known as economic damages— dollars and cents type damages. You plug them into a computer, and they spit out a number. Economic damages include things like medical expenses, what had to be paid and what you owe for your medical care and treatment, your wage losses, money out of your pocket that you are unable to secure as a result of the injuries you sustained, and your medical care and treatment in the future. A lot of these injuries, more often than not, are not going to simply get better on their own over time. They can also include your loss of ability to earn income in the future based upon your chosen profession and your field to the extent that that has been affected as a result of these ongoing issues you have. Other economic claims include things like out of pocket expenses, medical devices that you may have had to purchase, prescriptions, having someone come and clean your home or take care of your yard and your plants as a result of you being unable due to the injuries you’ve sustained. That’s the economic portion of your damages in a boating accident injury case.

        There’s also what’s called non-economic damages. Those are loosely termed “pain and suffering”, and it certainly includes those two elements, but it also includes things like the loss of capacity for enjoyment of life, the inability or the struggle you now have with completing tasks and activities that were important to you and that you enjoyed, your hobbies, your interests. There’s also the mental anguish that you’ve had to deal with. Healing from injuries is not simply just getting better physically. It’s also the toll it takes on you as a person mentally and emotionally in order to try and get back to what is now going to be your new normal. There’s also the inconvenience that you’ve had to suffer. Going to medical appointments, missing out on other opportunities you otherwise would have engaged in, your activities of daily living, just getting through a day, how those have been affected and impacted differently now than they were before this accident and your injuries. Those are, again, what are called the non-economic portion of your damages.

        At Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, we’re committed not only to documenting the full extent of your economic damages, those dollars and cents medical bill type things we discussed, but are also committed to working the case with you, this personal injury case, personal to you, to make sure that we are putting forth and putting together the right information so the insurance companies can understand exactly what these losses mean for you personally throughout your days, weeks, months, and years that follow.

        Have you or a loved one recently been injured in a boat accident in Florida and have questions about your boat accident available damages? Contact our experienced Southwest Florida boat accident lawyers today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

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