How to get compensation for lost wages?
Question Details: I own a commercial vehicle and was involved in an accident which was on private property. I was not at fault. The responsible party wants to pay me less than half of my lost wages during my downtime. I could not rent a truck during this time due to financial restrictions. I need to collect in full for my lost wages.
Compensation for lost wages is straight reimbursement. Since you are dissatisfied with the settlement offer, your recourse is to reject the settlement offer and file a lawsuit for negligence against the at-fault party. The amount you are seeking in your lawsuit will determine whether you can file your lawsuit in small claims court or in a higher court.
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