Getting hurt is expensive. You are incurring a lot of financial damage because of your medical bills and lost income, and also because of your out-of-pocket costs.

While your out-of-pocket expenses may not be the largest of your damages, they are important and you deserve to make a fair recovery of these costs.

What’s Included?

Your out-of-pocket costs will be unique and will depend on your individual needs. Some costs that should be considered include:

  • Childcare.
  • Cleaning help.
  • Transportation costs.

Of course, these must be expenses that you incurred because of your injury and not simply expenses that you were already paying prior to getting hurt.

Inclusion of Out-of-Pocket Costs Isn’t Automatic

In order to recover damages for your out-of-pocket expenses, you must prove two things. First, you must prove the economic value, or dollar amount, of your damages. This could include past, current, and future costs. Second, you must prove that you had to pay these costs because of your slip and fall injury.

The insurance company or the defendant is going to fight hard against your fair recovery so that they can pay you as little as possible.

You Are Going to Have to Fight Back

You are going to have to stand up for yourself and advocate for your full and fair recovery, but you are not going to have to do it alone. Instead, you have the right to hire an experienced slip and fall attorney to help you recover the out-of-pocket costs—and other damages—that you deserve. Our lawyers would be pleased to provide you with a free consultation. You have nothing to lose and much to potentially gain by contacting us, and we invite you to do so today either via this website or by calling 1-800-800-5678.

Jason F. Abraham
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Helping car accident and personal injury victims throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa since 1993.