Pain and suffering – how bad was the injury? Is the injury temporary or permanent?
Medical costs – was there a special treatment required, which was not covered by your insurance?
Special costs – did you have to travel for treatment?
Loss of income – did you miss work? Are you going to miss work?
Out of pocket expenses – did you have to buy extra medicine or purchase anything to alleviate the pain?
Loss of housekeeping – is somebody else now required to maintain your home?
Loss of enjoyment in life – does your injury prevent you from participating in several activities you once enjoyed?
I was parked and rear-ended; am I partially responsible?
I slipped on a small patch of ice during the winter; was that my fault?
A product I purchased reacted in an unforeseen way; was I negligent in using it the way I did?
My family member was involved in a fatal accident; do I have a claim for bereavement?
An assault or battery is termed as an event where one person tries to physically strike another. It also encompasses all behaviours that are of a threatening nature and instil a fear of physical harm. To be precise, an assault is an intentional attempt or threat to harm someone. Battery, on the other hand, is to make contact with someone in an offensive manner. The contact is usually illegal in nature.