Q: Is pain and suffering x3 for medical and lost wages in NC? Or just Medical?
I'm working with an insurance company they're telling me pain and suffering is only multiplied by medical costs. Everything else I see says lost wages and medical expense past and future. "economic damages" They're offering me a ridiculously low offer that doesn't even cover lost wages from one of my employer. My insurance company has been footing most of the bill.
A: A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney, the general rule nationwide is that pain and suffering are not bound by such formulas or ratios. People sometimes use such ratios as a rough rule of thumb, but in actual practice, there are other factors that enter the mix. Attorneys more often look at recent decisions from similar cases. Good luck
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