Welcome back! Our attorney in Raleigh NC is here to talk more about legal terms that might be confusing when working with a lawyer or while having to spend time in a courtroom. If you missed our previous blog, visit back with it, as well for more information.
Damages is a word used by lawyers. It describes the amount of money that might be recovered during a lawsuit. There are other ways to describe this word. You'll find that it can include the following:
- Non-economic damages are permanent. They might include disability, scars, pain and suffering. It could also include emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life's pleasures, physical injuries and more.
- Economic damages include lost profit, out-of-pocket costs and expenses, lost wages and more.
Though there are different types of damages, the word essentially means the same thing. Damages are things, physical or mental, that are lost and can't be recovered during a lawsuit. To learn more, contact our lawyer.
We hope this information helps you better understand legal terms you might need to know. For more information please visit back with our next blog post. There you will find more information.
Eldreth Law Firm, PLLC | Attorney Raleigh NC
In addition to helping with various legal situations, we can help you with estate planning, as well. If you don’t have an estate plan in place or haven’t reviewed yours in several years, now might be the best time to start. Our attorney in Raleigh NC is here to help you get your estate planning in order and ready should you pass in an untimely manner or become incapacitated at some point. It’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to an estate plan. Contact our office today to get started estate planning.
As always, feel free to contact us at our office to schedule a consultation with if you are looking for a lawyer to represent you in other legal matters. We are here to assist you with small business needs, trademarking, copyrighting and DWI issues.