Drivers who choose to speed can cause serious crashes, but they don't think about that. Instead, they only focus on going as fast as they can. When you are involved in a high-speed crash, there is a good chance that you are going to suffer some very serious injuries. On top of that, you will likely have to deal with serious damage to your vehicle.
Suffering from a serious injury, such as one to your spinal cord or brain, brings your life to a grinding halt. You will likely need to go to the hospital for care. You might be inpatient for a long time. This will probably leave you unable to work, which decreases your income. At the same time, you will have medical bills coming in at a record rate.
We know that most people don't have money lying around that they can use to pay for expensive medical bills on top of trying to cover life's expenses while they are unable to work for extended periods of time. If you are in this position because another person acted in a negligent manner, you can seek compensation from the liable parties.
There are many factors that come into the picture in these cases. You have to think about all the ways that the accident has impacted your life. Instead of focusing only on the medical aspects, think about how you've suffered and how it has affected your family. Consider the other expenses you've paid due to the crash. All of this, as well as any future-anticipated damages, can be factored into your claim.