There are a couple very common ways that damages are classified to help determine how much compensation is required. First damages are divided it into two categories property or physical damage. Then they decided the value of the property damage, for example, with auto injury claims the court does will determine the value of the car. Than the physical damage is generally based on the medical report and how severe the damage was. There are two major categories that physical damage is separated into and those are permanent and not. More compensation is awarded particularly when the damage is long-lasting or crippling and will heavily affect the person’s quality of life. A factor that every defendant has to deal with is if there was permanent and severe damage caused by the accident they are at a major disadvantage. Winning an injury claims really comes down to winning members of the jury, and sympathy is the key way to do that. The amount of damage and where it took place seriously affects the claim.
A very hard case to win is mental damage claims because no visible damage is present. This generally requires a full physiatric workup which proves that there was an enormous amount of damage otherwise winning the jury can be very difficult. Most of the time a lawyer is required to win a mental injury claim. Another important factor that affects the jury is where the damage was sustained. If the damage was caused by vital organs such as the head or heart than again getting sympathy becomes much easier and there is normally an enormous amount of compensation awarded. Every state has different systems for determining damage, the amount of compensations, and how to file a claim. There are two great resources for learning the rules and differences in your stat those are the local government and local lawyers. Most lawyers can tell you ever rule that might apply to your case in a one-hour consultation and your options which can be the fastest and best method.