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How to Document Loss of Income in Your Personal Injury Case

Accidents are overwhelming. Some personal injuries require ongoing medical care, and others simply call for rest. Whether you’ve been injured in a car accident or another incident due to someone else’s negligence, you may be eligible for lost income.

If your personal injury prevents you from working for an extended period of time, the party responsible for the accident may be legally required to reimburse you for any lost wages—and sometimes even additional benefits such as vacation and sick days, pay bonuses, and other perks of your employment.

Regardless of your type of injury, you must provide detailed calculations of your income and benefits before receiving compensation.

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How to Handle Your Head Injury Claim in a Car Accident

Automobile accidents are traumatic experiences. In addition to psychological and emotional damage—such as anxiety and fear of driving—they can result in minor, severe, and sometimes life-threatening head injuries.

As with other personal injuries caused by accidents, you may be eligible for compensation. But the first and most important step to making a claim is seeking the appropriate medical attention—which treats any injuries you may have and documents them to support your claim.

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How to Effectively Document a Car Accident

When you get into a car accident, time seems to slow down. This “slow-motion effect” comes from your memory kicking into overdrive, documenting everything. Unfortunately, once the adrenaline dies down, people often stop taking note of details.

While I sincerely hope none of you ever need this advice, the best way to handle a car accident is to be like your brain during that slow-motion period—document everything. Though compensation might be far from your mind, the success of your court case often hinges on the extent of your documentation.

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