If you’ve been involved in an accident of any kind, you’re likely curious to learn more about whether or not there is a difference between personal injury and bodily injury.
At Andrew Injury Law, we’ve compiled this blog to tell you that there is indeed a difference between the two. We’ve done this because knowing the difference between the two can make a significant difference when it comes to filing your personal injury claims for compensation.
An experienced Meridian injury lawyer from Andrew Injury Law can help you determine what bodily injury coverage you have with your insurer and if you have a valid personal injury claim. But first, let’s look at the differences.
Simply put, bodily injury describes the physical harm you endured because of an accident, while personal injury is a claim you can file that includes bodily injury and other types of damages, including mental and emotional harm like pain and suffering.
The different examples of bodily harm include:
The different examples of personal injury include:
You can recover compensation for bodily and personal injury in a personal injury claim. Our lawyers can help you with the process.
There are several types of personal injury claims that deal with body injuries. Some examples of this include the following:
Successful personal injury claims result in compensation for personal injury and bodily injury in most instances.
As you already know, bodily injury encompasses physical harm to the body, such as fractures, lacerations, burns, deformities, scars, paralysis, or impairment of bodily functions. This term is found in various legal contexts, including the following:
Should you have a successful insurance claim or lawsuit, you can expect to get compensation for expenses related to bodily injury.
Following an injury, you might not know what to do or your legal options. Fortunately, you can speak with a Meridian personal injury attorney at Andrew Injury Law to learn more about what these legal terms mean and how they apply to your case.
We can help you understand these legal terms and how they apply to your case while helping you through the insurance claims process or lawsuit process. So contact us here, and one of our attorneys will speak with you to begin legal proceedings.
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