California recognizes that pain and suffering from a traumatic event can cause emotional distress. This distress is harder to quantify than broken limbs or lost wages, but it is nevertheless an essential part of any injury settlement.

The way pain and suffering damages are calculated is not straightforward. California does not give recommendations to the courts; this determination often relies on the skill of your lawyer and their experience dealing with emotional distress cases.

Explore ways that emotional distress damages are calculated and why working with a Sacramento car accident lawyer from Berg Injury Lawyers can help you get maximum compensation for your pain and suffering after an accident.