A personal injury can include physical and emotional damages that a person sustains after a particular event. Those injured in motor vehicle accidents can sustain a personal injury. In fact, according to the New York Department of Health, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death and the second leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations.
Facts that a jury may consider when determining the fault of the motorist who caused the personal injury may include:
Depending on the circumstances, a jury can make an award designed to compensate for:
New York’s a pure comparative fault state, meaning that the injured person’s own fault does not eliminate the recovery. Instead, it may just reduce the amount of recovery.
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