If you have suffered as a result of a road traffic accident, you may be entitled to personal injury compensation. These are called damages:
Non-financial damages such as pain and suffering or physical and emotional injuries following a road traffic accident.
Out of pocket expenses incurred as a result of the road traffic accident . For example, loss of earnings, medical bills, and added travel costs as a result of the crash. This may consist of travel to and from the hospital.
Material damage refers to damage caused to your personal property. In a road traffic accident, the material damage would be the damage to your car.