Am I Able to Recover Money for Lost Wages?

If an injury has made it difficult or impossible for you to work or return to work, then you may be concerned about how you are going to cover your lost income caused by your injury. After an injury occurs, the injured person often has the legal right to make a claim for lost income. A loss of income can occur when the injured person misses some days of work and then returns to work. Loss of income, including loss of capacity to earn income, also refers to situations in which the injured person is permanently unable to work. In other situations, an injury may the injured person's ability to return to the type of work or the number of hours worked per week before the injury occurred. In each situation, the person has lost income due to an injury.

Attorney James Vaught at James Vaught Law Office, PLLC is here to help and answer your questions. Attorney James Vaught understands the profound impact that an injury can have on your life and on your ability to work and earn income. If an injury has forced you to miss time on the job, contact Attorney James Vaught today for a no obligation, consultation.

A claim for lost wages can be complex and can often require the following:

  • Proof of Your Injuries
  • Pay Stubs
  • Work Excuses from physician or another medical treatment provider
  • Work History
  • Tax Returns
  • And More

If you have been involved in an injury-causing accident, and have questions about your loss of income, lost wages and the types of damages that you may be able to recover, please contact Attorney James Vaught today.