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Personal Injury Lawyer Port Coquitlam

Expert Personal Injury Lawyers for Port Coquitlam Accident Victims

No one ever anticipates sustaining a catastrophic or permanently disabling injury in an accident that’s caused by someone else’s carelessness, negligence, or recklessness.  Unfortunately, accidents are a component of everyday life.  Personal injury claims are some of the most complex cases that our legal teams handle here at Barapp Law Firm.  They can also be some extremely sensitive matters depending on the nature of the case.  Furthermore, depending on the nature and extent of a person’s injuries, they can range from the very mild or slight to the severe or chronic.

In addition to the above, injured individuals may require little if any recovery time and/or weeks of rehabilitation while on the other hand, the person may have sustained injuries that are catastrophic and left them permanently disabled.  If you’ve recently sustained injuries in an accident that was caused by another person, you’ll have to deal with them throughout your case.  Don’t try to fight them and their insurance companies without the skilled representation of the Barapp Law Firm legal team.  Let us get you the compensation you deserve and protect your rights throughout your case: 1-800-857-1083.

Assessment of Damages in a Personal Injury Claim

Cases of this nature typically involve many emotional and financial issues such as costly medical bills and medications, countless documents and inquiries or questions and of course, the person’s injuries.  All of this can be extremely overwhelming and the last thing you need when you are trying to recover from your injuries is any emotional, financial, and psychological stress.  This is why it is so crucial that you contact Barapp Law Firm to represent you in or out of court.

Whether your personal injury claim is for a dog bite, motor vehicle accident, or a spinal cord injury, there are certain factors that we assess when handling your case, one of which is the assessment of damages.  This tells us what your case is worth to you or how much compensation you can sue for if a personal injury lawsuit ensues.  Some of the factors that need to be considered where this is concerned includes:

  The Cause or Nature of Your Injuries
  The Extent of Your Injuries
  The Impact Those Injuries Have Had on Your Quality of Life
  Your Ability to Work and Continue Earning a Living
  Your Daily Living Activities Such as Housekeeping and Recreation

Once your Barapp Law Firm legal team has all of the information needed to represent you and your claim, they’ll assess the compensatory and punitive damages that may apply in your case. We’ll evaluate your case and give an impartial advice and then you can decide.

Common Types of Damages

There are two types of damages that are commonly awarded in personal injury cases.  These include “compensatory” damages or compensation for the losses that are directly attributed to your accident and injuries.  The intention of compensatory damages is to make the injury victim (plaintiff) a whole person financially.  Therefore, a dollar figure is established for each consequence of your accident and how the injuries you sustained have negatively impacted your quality of life.  This category of damages includes:

  • Emotional Distress
  • Home Maintenance and Housekeeping Services
  • Hospital and Medical Care and Treatment
  • Loss of Companionship
  • Loss of Earning Capacity
  • Loss of Enjoyment
  • Loss of Income (Past and Future)
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Property Damage and Loss

The other type of damages that are awarded in a Port Coquitlam personal injury case are “punitive” damages and are awarded less frequently than those compensatory damages mentioned above.  In addition to compensatory damages, you may also be awarded when the defendant’s behavior is deemed outrageously careless, negligent, or reckless and particularly egregious.  Although punitive damages in this type of case are awarded to the plaintiff, the true purpose is to punish the defendant for their behavior.

Suffering from a personal injury can be a devastating experience, and Barapp Law Firm has committed years of professional experience to ensuring residents of British Columbia have access to fair and professional personal injury representation.

Our commitment as accident lawyers in Port Coquitlam is to serve only the victims of accidents ensures that we are focused only on the personal wellbeing of everyone we represent, rather than other parties. If you’re involved in a settlement with the ICBC lawyer in Port Coquitlam, for a claim against any other major insurance body, Barapp Law Firm can provide you professional experience, advice and guidance.

Personal injury covers a whole range of injuries, and Barapp Law Firm has car accident lawyers in Port Coquitlam are experienced in handling every aspect of your claim, even if it goes to trial. We have worked hard to develop the expertise we need to be confident representing our clients, no matter how difficult the claim may be. Contact Barapp Law Firm today, and we will be happy to schedule a free consultation to review your accident, your injuries, and how we may proceed with a claim. Speak with us, and you’ll see our personal, compassionate, and professional experience will help ease the stress of coping with your personal injury claim.

Don’t lose out on the compensation you’re entitled to by settling for the insurer’s paltry settlement.  We have helped thousands of accident victims get justice. Get the compensation you deserve and ensure protecting your rights in the legal process by calling Barapp Law Firm today.

Barapp Law Firm BC

2300-2850 Shaughnessy St
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 6K5
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