Accidents hurt financially, too.
Physical pain and suffering are only part of the trauma that accompanies an accidental injury. Though paychecks stop, there is no relief from the bill collector. Suffering a financial setback at a time of physical disability can have a devastating impact emotionally.
In calculating a fair settlement for an injury victim, Jim Katz includes compensation to cover your pain, suffering, financial hardship, and likely future complications. We know an accident hurts in so many ways.