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Worker’s Compensation & Future Damages: 5 Factors That Can Impact A Settlement

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Worker’s Compensation & Future Damages: 5 Factors That Can Impact A Settlement

After getting injured on the job and being unable to work, it’s easy to focus on the current salary and paycheck that you are losing on a weekly basis. As you seek professional help for a worker’s compensation case, it’s also important to look at the big picture and future of your case. The future damages is an important aspect that can impact your final settlement amount and any future payments. By working with an attorney, you can sort out the following five factors and help calculate an ideal settlement for your case. Future Promotions If you’ve been working at a job for a while, you’ve likely been moving your way up the ladder. With each promotion, you enjoyed a pay raise and extra benefits. Even if you’re no longer able to work, the possibility of promotions could have...

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Damages You May Be Awarded Following A Car Crash And How They Are Taxed

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Damages You May Be Awarded Following A Car Crash And How They Are Taxed

If you were injured in a car accident and have filed a personal injury claim, you may be wondering how much money you will receive for a settlement. The amount you receive varies based on several factors and is generally broken down into four different categories. Learning what these categories are, and how they are taxed, will help give you an idea as to what types of compensation you may be entitled to. Loss of Income Loss of income is a common type of compensation that someone may receive following a car accident. If you are unable to work because of the accident, you will be compensated for the time you missed. This also comes into play if you are only able to work part-time following your injuries. If you are so injured that you are unable to return...

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