Common Questions About “Lost Wages”

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What Are “Lost Wages?” Lost wages are any funds that you could have earned, if not for your personal injury that prevents you from working. Usually, this term only refers to the money you could have earned between when you were injured and when you’re compensated. Your lost wages claim can cover a number of…

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How are Lost Wages Determined After a Car Accident?

Close up of "Wages & Salary" line from US tax form 1040.

If you’ve been in a car accident, you’ve likely missed some work to recover from your injuries. It’s possible that you’re still out of work, or even that you’ll be unable to work for weeks, months, or even years. Thankfully, the average number of missed days is much lower than that—around 11 missed work days—but…

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