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Can I recieve lost wages due to the disabled vehicle and not being able to attend work?
by Mr Allen
I was traveling down the interstate in the fast lane when I ran over a thirty five inch tire on a rim;it had came off of another vehicle and landed in my path.It did a lot of damage to my vehicle.
I was on my way to this training class for work in which I am paid for.
This class is a qualification requirement for my trade.I am paid by the hour for the class and mileage.I may miss out on a well paying job opportunity due to missing this training. Can I receive any payment for the loss of these weeks income?
No, you would not be entitled to income. You need to mitigate your damages and make it to training / work by other means: arrange for a rental car, arrange for a bus pass, or have someone take you there.
This is well founded on your duty to mitigate your damages. Please see: http://www.auto-insurance-claim-advice.com/Mitigation-of-Damages.html.
The only way you could receive compensation is if there is a documented bodily injury claim.
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