Stamford Car Accident Case Money Damages

Posted by Richard P. Hastings | Aug 05, 2011 | 0 Comments

Your Stamford car accident case can completely overwhelm you.  What should you do?  What should you not do?  Have you done anything to harm your case?  How will this Stamford car accident case be investigated?  Contact us today so we can get you a FREE copy of our book "The Crash Course On Personal Injury Claims in Connecticut" so you can get all of your questions answered.

Your Stamford car accident case has been presented to the jury and they are about to begin deciding or deliberating your case in order to reach a verdict. How are the jurors to take all of the evidence that has been presented to them and then decide how much money you are entitled to receive? The trial judge will give jury charges or instructions to the jurors so they will know how to take Connecticut law and apply it to the facts that have been proven to them. One issue that the jury needs to decide is damages. The judge might instruct or charge the jury on that issue by stating:

Damages - General.  The rule of damages is as follows.  Insofar as money can do it, the plaintiff is to receive fair, just and reasonable compensation for all injuries and losses, past and future, which are proximately caused by the defendant's proven negligence.  Under this rule, the purpose of an award of damages is not to punish or penalize the defendant for (his/her) negligence, but to compensate the plaintiff for (his/her) resulting injuries and losses.  You must attempt to put the plaintiff in the same position, as far as money can do it, that (he/she) would have been in had the defendant not been negligent.

People somehow contact us weeks or even months, after their  Stamford car accident case, asking that we represent them. Unfortunately, many times these people have done things to negatively affect their case. They have created great problems for their case that will have a negative impact upon their case because they waited to contact an attorney. Don't wait and potentially harm your case. Get our FREE book "The Crash Course on Personal Injury Claims in Connecticut" today and learn how to increase the value of your case. Call us toll free at (888) 244-5480 for a free consultation. Don't wait, as it may be too late!

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Richard P. Hastings

Attorney Hastings concentrates his practice on personal injury and litigation. Devoted to helping those who have suffered some type of wrong, Richard P. Hastings concentrates his law practice on personal injury law.

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