We strive to ensure that our clients receive the compensation they deserve for the injuries they have suffered due to the negligence of others. Recently, Ramy Joudeh and Brett Kuller were able to secure a $750,000.00 settlement on behalf of their client. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle who was struck by another vehicle running a stop sign. The accident occurred in Richmond County, and the insurance company initially refused to pay for this client’s injuries.
What are New York’s Compensatory Damages laws?
The road to this settlement was not an easy one. Our client underwent an arthroscopic surgery to their knee and a lumbar discectomy as a result of the accident. These injuries caused them significant pain and suffering, and they were unable to work for an extended period of time. We worked tirelessly to build a strong case on behalf of our client to ensure that we had a clear understanding of the full extent of our client’s injuries and the impact they would have on their life. New York’s personal injury laws allow victims of accidents to claim compensation. The goal of compensatory damages is to make the injured party “whole” again by restoring them to the position they were in before the harm occurred.
Compensatory damages are a form of monetary compensation awarded to a plaintiff in a civil lawsuit. The purpose of these damages is to provide compensation for losses or injuries suffered by the plaintiff as a result of the defendant’s wrongful conduct.
What can Compensatory Damages Cover?
Compensatory damages can be divided into two categories: general damages and special damages. General damages are meant to compensate for non-monetary losses such as pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life. Special damages, on the other hand, are intended to compensate for actual financial losses, such as medical expenses, lost wages, and property damage.
We didn’t back down for our client
Despite the insurance company’s initial refusal to pay on this case, we did not give up. We pursued every legal avenue available to us, and we were prepared to take this case to trial if necessary. However, just before the trial was set to begin, the insurance company agreed to settle the case for $750,000.00. This settlement represents a fair and just compensation for our client’s injuries and losses, and we are proud to have been able to secure it on their behalf.
At our law firm, we believe that every client deserves to be treated with respect and compassion. We understand that being involved in an accident can be a traumatic experience, and we are here to help our clients navigate the legal system and fight for their rights. If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of others, please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation. We are here to help, and we will fight tirelessly on your behalf to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.