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How New Hampshire laws affect vehicle accident compensation

On Behalf of | Mar 30, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Motor vehicle accidents are a top cause of severe and catastrophic injuries in Londonderry and nearby communities. They also lead to the loss or damage of personal property.

All states have vehicle accident and injury laws, and New Hampshire is no exception. While these laws can look alike from state to state, there are usually several differences according to where you reside. When investigating your options after an accident that leaves you with substantial injuries, make sure you consult with an attorney knowledgeable about the laws in your state.

State accident compensation statutes

In New Hampshire, motor vehicle accident victims can seek several types of damages to help make their unfortunate situation right once more. These damages include the following.

  • Compensation of loss of enjoyment of life
  • Compensation to cover the medical expenses associated with the accident
  • If the crash keeps you away from work while receiving treatment, you may qualify for lost wage compensation
  • New Hampshire also allows crash victims to seek pain and suffering awards (severe pain, emotional distress, etc.)
  • Compensation awards for the damage to your vehicle and its contents

In some states, lawmakers place a cap or limit on the amount of compensation a victim can seek. Unless you were 50% or more responsible for the accident, New Hampshire imposes no caps on financial compensation. Even if you played a role in causing the crash, you may still pursue compensation. However, your award will be adjusted to account for your percentage of fault.

You have an excellent chance of getting significant restitution for your losses and injuries in the wake of your crash. Continue learning more about state vehicle accident and injury compensation laws to make the most of your claim.