Can I get damages for pain and suffering in a car accident settlement?
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Under Massachusetts General Laws 231 Section 6D you are entitled to damages for pain and suffering if you were involved in a car accident provided you are less than 50% at fault for the crash and any one of the following resulted from the accident:
- Your reasonable and necessary medical bills total more than $2,000;
- You suffered a Fractured/broken bone or tooth;
- A fatality resulted from the accident;
- Permanent disfigurement resulted;
- Partial loss of eyesight or hearing;
- Loss of part body member (i.e., tip of a finger).
How much can I get for damages for pain and suffering in a car accident settlement?
Determining how much compensation you are entitled to once you meet the pain and suffering tort threshold is another matter. Several factors such as the force of the collision and the corresponding vehicle damage, the total amount of medical bills and medical treatment, the amount of worked missed and earnings lost, and whether there is any permanent or short-term disability are all factors that are considered in determining the value of your case.
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