Written by attorney Gerald Michael Oginski

What Are Non-Economic Damages in a NY Car Accident Case? New York Attorney Gerry Oginski Explains

New York Medical Malpractice Trial Attorney

Phone: 516-487-8207

Email: [email protected]

You were involved in a serious car accident and are deciding whether to bring a lawsuit here in NY. You heard about something called “non-economic damages" and want to learn more about what that is.

When you bring a lawsuit seeking money for your injuries, there are different types of monetary damages that you can recover. There are economic damages and there are noneconomic damages.

Economic damages include:

  • How much money you lost from your job as a result of being out of work.
  • What your medical expenses were.
  • What your bills are going to be for the future based upon the treatment you are going to need.

Non-economic damages are not as easy to calculate.

Those consist of your pain and the suffering that you endured from the time of your injury up until trial and from trial into the foreseeable future.

Watch the video to learn more...

Here's a cardiac malpractice case where I was able to achieve a $6 million dollar settlement for my client:

Here's a foot surgery case where a Westchester, NY jury awarded my client $1.55 million dollars for her pain and suffering:

To learn more about how medical malpractice cases work in the state of New York, I encourage you to explore my educational website, ?

If you have legal questions, I invite you to pick up the phone and call me at 516-487-8207 or by email at [email protected]. This is what I do every day and I'd be happy to chat with you.

Law Office of Gerald Oginski

25 Great Neck Road, Ste. 4

Great Neck, NY 11021


Email: [email protected]

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