When an accident occurs in Missouri, the person responsible for causing it is required to pay for any resulting damages. That is because Missouri is a “fault” car accident state.
A person involved in a car accident in Missouri has the right to recover compensation in one of the three following ways:
In our previous two blogs in this series, we have discusses both medical bill compensation and pain & suffering compensation that you may be entitled to after a car accident. In this third and final blog in our “Questions About Car Accident Compensation” series, we will be discussing lost wages and other economic harms you may be faced with after a collision.
Many people wrongfully assume that only physical damages are recoverable after a car accident, but this is not so. Victims of car accidents are often able to recover financial compensation for a type of damage known as “pain and suffering.”
The time surrounding a car accident can be chaotic and confusing. To clear up some of that ambiguity, the St. Louis car accident attorneys at Goldblatt & Singer PC decided to publish a 3-part blog series specifically on the topic of car accident compensation.
Many states require all drivers to carry minimum auto insurance policy limits that include compensation for lost wages in the event that a collision-related injury puts you out of work for a substantial period of time. Being involved in an auto accident means that you may be suffering not only physically and psychologically, but financially as well.
The top U.S. Health Official, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, visited Missouri recently to discuss the implementation of President Obama’s new healthcare plan, poised to take effect in a little under two weeks. Many are calling this the most complex national legislation in decades.