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In cases involving a negligent driver, an injured person is usually entitled to compensation for the following to the extent they are caused by the accident:
(1) any bodily injuries the injured person sustained and their effect on his or her health according to their degree and probable duration;
(2) any physical pain and mental anguish suffered by the injured person in the past and may reasonably be expected to suffer in the future;
(3) any disfigurement or deformity suffered and any associated humiliation or embarrassment;
(4) any inconvenience caused in the past and any that probably will be caused in the future;
(5) any medical expenses incurred in the past and any that may be reasonably expected to occur in the future;
(6) any earnings lost by the injured person because of his or her inability to work at his or her calling; and
(7) any loss of earnings by the injured person and/or lessening of earning capacity that he or she may reasonably be expected to sustain in the future.
Also see In Virginia, if a car accident is caused by the sudden mechanical malfunction of a vehicle, will the driver of that vehicle be considered free of negligence in a personal injury lawsuit arising from the car accident?
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