How do you calculate pain and suffering?


There is no standard accepted formula to calculate pain and suffering. Sometimes the amount of the medical bills is doubled or tripled, but other times that is too much or too little for the actual pain and suffering. Your best option when negotiating a pain and suffering settlement with an insurance adjuster may be to get the advice of an attorney, possibly one who will work pro bono or for a pre-agreed percentage of your settlement.
Q&A Related to "How do you calculate pain and suffering?"
1. Figure out how much your pain and suffering affects your salary and your ability to earn a living daily. If you are unable to work, calculate your entire salary as pain and suffering
There's not a set formula, at all. It depends on the policy limit, the injury type, the extent of disability, the medical bills, and state laws.
State Farm, like most insurance companies, uses a computer to assist in placing an amount of money damages on personal injury accident claims. Colossus is a computer program that
Accounting for work loss, vacation, and 401k is usually pretty straight-forward. You look at the papers, calculate the losses. Usually using your own hourly rate of pay/salary. As
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How to Calculate Pain & Suffering
When injured by the negligence of another, you are entitled to monetary damages, known as compensatory damages, for your loss. Compensatory damages include both special and general damages. Out-of-pocket expenses such as medical bills, lost wages, and... More »
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