Many personal injury claims are centered around compensation for the cost of treating physical injuries. However, if someone’s negligence or deliberately harmful actions caused significant mental damage, you have the right to file a claim for emotional distress.

Emotional distress is a subjective claim, making it challenging to calculate a fair settlement. Learn how damages for emotional distress are awarded and how a California personal injury lawyer from Berg Injury Lawyers can help you recover the compensation you deserve.

What Is Emotional Distress in a Legal Sense?