As a leading personal injury law firm, we often encounter questions regarding the types of damages available in personal injury cases. Two primary categories are compensatory and punitive damages. In this post, we will break down the distinction between the two, and how they can affect your claim.
Compensatory Damages: Making You Whole Again
Compensatory damages are intended to compensate the plaintiff for actual losses and make them ‘whole’ again. These are sub-categorized into economic and non-economic damages.