There is no limit to the amount of money you can sue for the pain and suffering you experience in any type of personal injury law case in Texas. As with all other non-economic damages, the compensation owed to you can be as high as the jury decides is reasonable after considering all the evidence. Pain and suffering are often calculated by appealing to expert witnesses who have dealt with similar claims in the past or who understand and can communicate the impact that your injury will have for the rest of your life. Pain and suffering are some of the most common categories of non-economic damages in personal injury law cases.
In the case of slip and fall accidents, your pain and suffering may be the responsibility of the person on whose property you were injured. Before calculating a figure, it's crucial to understand what constitutes pain and suffering in a personal injury claim.