How are future damages calculated in a personal injury claim?

Question Details: Just a couple of days before I was in a car accident, I was up for a promotion for a higher paying position. After the accident, it was unclear when I'd be able to fulfill the physical duties of the position and the position ended up going to someone else. I was sure to get the position and would have made $2.60 per hour more. How is this calculated in a personal injury claim?

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