Over 150 Million Dollars Recovered for Accident Victims & Their Families
The Odierno Law Firm, P.C., our attorneys have
over 150 years of combined legal experience helping the wrongfully injured and their loved ones. Whether you need
a tough negotiator for your insurance claim or a seasoned trial attorney
for your personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit, you have come to the
Our Long Island personal injury attorneys have the proven talent and dedication
to help you win the compensation you deserve. We will also charge you
nothing upfront or out-of-pocket. With
no recovery, no fee setup, we ensure that you are free of legal and financial stresses so
that you can focus on moving forward. Though we cannot erase all consequences
of a serious injury or fatal accident, we can help you get the money to
cover the economic and non-economic damages you have sustained. We can
also help you find peace of mind knowing that the responsible party is
Our advice is free, so you have nothing to lose by taking the first step. Call
(631) 250-4212 or use the form below to contact our Long Island Personal Injury firm.
How to Calculate Compensation for Pain and Suffering
Pain and suffering is defined as anguish or emotional distress that an
injured party experiences after they are involved in an accident. Pain
and suffering may refer to physical pain, depression, anxiety, memory
loss, physical limitations, and many more.
Proving the expenses of medical bills and repair bills is not difficult
to do after you are involved in an accident. It’s much harder, however,
to prove the amount of pain and
suffering from your accident. The Long Island personal injury attorneys at The Odierno Law Firm, P.C.
can help you through this difficult process. To help you get started with
calculating this complicated nuance of injury claims, we’ve listed
a few methods that are common in calculating pain and suffering after
There are two basic methods that insurance companies use to calculate pain
and suffering- the “per diem” method and the “multiple” method:
Multiple: The injured party's economic damages are added up and totaled, and then
a multiple from one to five is applied.
Per Diem: The dollar value of an injured party's wages per day is assigned and
then multiplied by the number of days that an individual was affected
by an injury
Our personal injury attorneys in Long Island will aggressively represent
you by standing up to insurance companies so that you don’t have
to endure more stress. Call our injury firm in Long Island to discuss
your case in detail!