What constitutes pain and suffering in a Florida auto accident case?
In Florida, you’re entitled to be compensated for the pain and suffering you’ve incurred as a result of the negligence of others. Pain and suffering encompasses things more than just the actual pain from the injury itself but things like scarring, disfigurement, loss of the ability to enjoy life.
These things are measured not only by the pain and suffering that you’ve had in the past leading up to the point that it’s assessed by a jury, but also how much pain and suffering or loss of enjoyment of life you’re going to suffer into the future. These will all be assessed and is awarded to you as pain and suffering.