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What Damages Can Be Claimed for Injuries in a Road Accident?

There are several types of damages that you can claim after you been injured in a road accident and have hired a personal injury lawyer in claiming damages for personal injury . There are several types of damages that can be claimed for injuries in road accidents. The claims for medical expenses along with damages for lost wages and employment are common among these. You can also claim damages for pain and suffering, loss of affection also known as loss of consortium, among others, are kinds of damages that victims can pursue.

Here Are The Common Kinds Of Damages That Can Be Claimed For Injuries In Road Accidents:

  • If you are involved in a car accident, the injuries, even if minor, can be the reason why you may suffer permanent or temporary disability. These injuries may not produce any symptoms initially, but may lead to medical care and attention later on. Going for a thorough check up is must and documenting the car accident is a must. If you are a motorist that is held liable for the death of another, the family of the deceased should file for a claim wherein the costs incurred in health check ups are paid by the insurance company.


  • If you are suffering from pain, it is likely that such form of mental and physical trauma is categorized as physical distress. You may claim damages in a lawsuit after the accident. These damages are based on the kinds of injury suffered and the prognosis of the possible pain one may suffer from at a later stage. The injuries suffered can be the basis for damages in some provinces in Canada.


If you are involved in a car accident, you may also be in a situation where you lose your earning capacity. This inability to earn may put you in good stead to earn damages from the insurance compay of the driver who had inflicted physical injuries on you. All these actions consider factors such as age and occupation along with life expectancy before offering damages. If you are seeking damages for an accident, to know more visit us at:

For further information on claim for injuries in a road accident, please contact Opara Law PC by email at or by phone at 416-840-5572.

Victor Opara