I was the passenger in a car that was reared ended by a drunk driver when we were stopped at a red light. The driver was driving a rental car, covered by insurance according to the police officer. I went to the hospital with neck and back pain, and got neck x-rays, which do not show any broken bones or visible injury. However, I am experiencing pain and discomfort in my neck and lower back. Are victims in Louisiana entitled to insurance compensation for pain and suffering?
A victim in such a case would be entitled to recover for emotional injuries in addition to physical ones. Contact an experience lawyer in the place where the wreck occurred.
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Yes. You would need to retain a personal injury lawyer to investigate. Find a lawyer with a low contingency fee, less than 30% with no costs deducted, so you get the lion’s share of the settlement, not your lawyer.
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Yes. If the other driver is at fault, you can recover damages which include pain and suffering. If intoxication was the cause of the accident, you may also get punitive damages. You need to contact a lawyer immediately to begin working on your claim.