<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none;" alt="" src="https://px.ads.linkedin.com/collect/?pid=2941673&amp;fmt=gif">
If you have been injured in an accident, our Houston personal injury attorneys are here to help.

Unveiling the Complexities of Pain and Suffering Damages

Brian Beckcom

Brian Beckcom


Personal injuries bring physical pain, but they often carry other, less tangible burdens that are equally profound. VB Attorneys delves into the intricacies of pain and suffering damages, shedding light on how courts may award compensation for these non-economic losses. 

Defining Pain and Suffering Damages

Beyond medical bills and lost wages, pain and suffering damages encompass intangible losses. Emotional distress, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment, and diminished quality of life all fall within this category. 

Factors Shaping the Calculation

Calculating pain and suffering damages isn't a straightforward process. The severity and duration of injuries, the resulting emotional trauma, and the overall impact on your daily life all contribute to the valuation. 

Quantifying Pain and Suffering: The Multiplier and Per Diem Methods

The Multiplier Method and the Per Diem Method are two common approaches to quantifying pain and suffering damages. The Multiplier Method involves multiplying your economic damages by a factor that correlates with the intensity of your pain. The Per Diem Method assigns a daily monetary value to your pain and suffering, reflecting its duration throughout your recovery.

Building a Solid Case with Substantiating Evidence

Constructing a compelling case for pain and suffering damages necessitates robust evidence. Medical records, expert testimonies, therapy sessions, and even personal journals play a crucial role in showcasing the emotional toll. VB Attorneys assists you in assembling a comprehensive collection of evidence to support your claim.

Navigating Legal Limits: Caps on Damages

Certain jurisdictions impose caps on pain and suffering damages to prevent excessive awards. Our firm is well-versed in the legal landscape, ensuring your compensation aligns with regional regulations while advocating for your rightful entitlement.

Guiding You Through with Legal Expertise From Our Houston Personal Injury Attorneys

When injured in an accident, the intangible damages can be just as profound as the tangible. Pursuing pain and suffering damages requires the expertise of seasoned professionals. VB Attorneys' experienced personal injury lawyers stand by your side, deciphering the complexities, leveraging evidence, and engaging in strategic negotiations with insurance companies. We're dedicated to securing the full and fair compensation you deserve for your non-economic losses. Contact us today if you or a loved one has been injured, we are here to help!