If you are injured as a pedestrian in Wisconsin, you may be able to recover several types of compensation, including:
- Medical Expenses:
You may be able to recover compensation for your medical expenses, including hospital bills, doctor’s visits, surgeries, and medication.
- Lost Wages:
If you are unable to work due to your injuries, you may be able to recover compensation for your lost wages and any future lost earning capacity.
- Pain and Suffering:
You may be able to recover compensation for the physical pain and emotional distress you experienced as a result of the accident.
- Property Damage:
If your personal property, such as clothing or a cell phone, was damaged in the accident, you may be able to recover compensation for the cost of repairing or replacing it.
- Wrongful Death:
If a loved one was killed in a pedestrian accident, you may be able to recover compensation for funeral and burial expenses, as well as for the loss of financial support and companionship.
- Punitive damages:
In rare cases, a jury may award punitive damages against the responsible party as a way to discourage future egregious behavior.
The amount of compensation you can recover will depend on the specific circumstances of your case, including the severity of your injuries, the amount of time you missed from work, and the extent of your property damage. An experienced personal injury attorney can help you determine the types of compensation you may be eligible for and can work to negotiate a fair settlement on your behalf.
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