Illinois law allows a person to recover damages for "lost earning capacity" in a personal injury lawsuit. Lost earning capacity compensates the injured party for income that is reasonably certain to be lost in the future as a result of the accident or other wrongful act.
To help you understand better how to recover for lost earning capacity in Illinois, our Illinois personal injury lawyers discuss, below:
1. The differences between damages for "lost wages" and "lost earning capacity" in Illinois
2. In order to get lost earning capacity, does my injury have to be permenant?
3. How much time can I sue for lost earning in Illinois?
4. What types of income is included in "lost earning capacity"
5. What kind of factors affect the calculation of damages?
6. What if I'm still in school or not yet working?
7. How do I prove lost earning capacity in Illinois?