Pain And Suffering Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Pain And Suffering, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Pain And Suffering?

It refers to the mental as well as physical sufferings caused by the injury which may have occurred due to someone elses negligence or intentional. If the case be so, not only the physical injuries like fractures, broken bones, scratches, inability of motion but also the mental factors like depression, shortening of life, embarrasment, loss of salary, medical bills and expenses are also considered when ascertaining the compansation for the damages done.