This is the general description of law practice where monetary compensation is sought in a civil action - in the form of damages - by an individual who has been injured or killed as a result of the wrongful conduct of another party.
Such wrongful conduct may be negligent or intentional in nature. Monetary damages attempt to measure in financial terms the extent of harm an individual has suffered due to such wrongful actions. In addition to injury or death, “harm” may also include physical pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life, medical expenses, loss of wages and other financial losses.
The purpose of compensatory damages is to restore the injured party to the position he or she was in before being harmed. If the wrongful conduct was intentional and malicious in nature, additional damages which are punitive or exemplary in nature may be awarded.
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Randolph Wood is the managing partner of the Law Office of Randolph C. Wood, PLLC. After law school, he served as a law clerk to state and federal judges, both at the trial and appellate levels. His private practice experience began as a defense attorney, hired by insurance companies to defend personal injury cases and mass tort suits filed in state and federal court.
Now he helps victims of negligent acts. Randolph's litigation practice focuses on products liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents and other personal injury matters. He possesses excellent research and writing skills and also has a formidable trial record. Randolph also manages Wood Farm, LLC in Yazoo City.