Were you injured in a car accident in Monroe, Georgia and had to miss work?
If so, you may be wondering if you can sue the at-fault driver for your lost wages. The answer? Yes, you can sue for your lost wages.
Please see below the best way to prove and document your lost wages due to the car accident.
DOCUMENTING YOUR LOST WAGES
If you have missed work due to your Monroe, Georgia car accident, you need to keep a running list of all the days of work you missed.
When you are finally able to return to work, make sure to obtain from your employer an official statement verifying the days of work you missed, and the amount of wages you missed as a result.
You also need to obtain past pay stubs from your employer to show how much you made before the accident occurred.
If your employer has a ledger showing when your wages were paid and the amount for each payment, request a certified copy of the ledger.
PROVING YOUR LOST WAGES AT TRIAL
The best way to prove your lost wages at trial is through your own testimony and your supervisor’s testimony, along with documentation of how many days you missed and the amount of wages you missed.
Documents like past pay stubs and accounting documents from your employer would be the best documents to prove your lost wages.
CONTACT BARTLETT BENTON
If you have been in a car accident in Monroe, Georgia and would like a free case evaluation to discuss your lost wages from the accident, please call Bartlett at 770-365-6414.