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Economic and Non-Economic Damages

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Economic and non-economic damages

A wrongful death or personal injury case must take into account the total and amount of loss of earnings and damages — both for non-economic and economic losses. Figuring out the amount of monetary damages for financial losses and medical bills over the short term is significant, of course, but your loss or injury will have a lasting economic impact.

What is it worth to never hold your child in your arms again?

At the Skaug Law Offices, we have experience battling for all of the impairments you have suffered, not just those that can be effortlessly tabulated. That means placing a dollar value on non-economic losses such as:

  • Loss of companionship and love
  • Loss of emotional support
  • Loss of memory or mental capacity
  • Loss of employment
  • Loss of a parent
  • Over-the-counter medications and medical expenses
  • Loss of physical capacity

How we determine the value of your non-economic loss

Calculating a monetary loss for non-economic losses necessitates knowledge and experience of verdicts and settlements for similar cases in your region. We look at case law in your precise court jurisdiction and trust in our own experience with these matters to measure the value of your losses, whether through a jury verdict or settlement agreement.

We cooperate with compensation specialists and insurance actuaries to determine the probable financial losses over your lifetime, as well as the value of the specific obligations in the home and in the family. We assist your family recover fair and full money damages.

The experience to assess your losses and hold defendants responsible

Contact our offices in Nampa, Idaho, to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys regarding your personal injury or wrongful death claim. We have the experience to determine your needs and fight for justice.


In the hospital after a bad car wreck, an insurance man offered to pay my medical bills plus $1,000 for pain. Since I was drugged, I agreed. Later, I called Bruce Skaug and he got me enough money for a new house.