When a car is involved in an auto accident, the driver may not be the only victim. If there was a passenger inside the vehicle, he or she may have also sustained a personal injury. The aftermath of a car crash can result in a person suffering from serious injuries, head, neck and spine complications, or even wrongful death. In these cases, a passenger may be able to seek compensation for their injuries. Determining who was at fault may be the biggest hurdle an injured passenger may face, and to ensure that the liable parties are held responsible, it is important to speak to an experienced attorney.
Receiving Compensation for Passenger Injuries
If you have suffered an injury due to another person's careless actions or negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Depending on the extent of your injury, you may suffer both physical and mental setbacks. The severity of your injury can be a factor when determining the amount of compensation owed. You may be able to recover damages that include:
- Medical bills
- Loss of past and future wages
- Pain and suffering
- Additional accommodations required while recovering
Determining Who Is at Fault
In any personal injury case, the liable party or parties may be held accountable for injuries and damages that occurred because of their actions. As a victim, you can help strengthen your claim by:...