Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases

If you've suffered harm as a result of a health care professional's medical negligence, you're probably wondering about your options for receiving compensation for that harm and any related losses. As with any civil case where injuries are involved, a medical malpractice plaintiff is typically entitled to recover for both economic and non-economic losses, but many states have passed laws that place a cap on non-economic losses (which includes compensation for pain and suffering). In this section, we'll spotlight some key considerations related to compensation for medical malpractice.