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Types of Medical Malpractice Damages
Damages

Types of Medical Malpractice Damages

There are two main types of damages in medical malpractice: economic & non-economic damages. You are entitled to just, fair & reasonable compensation.

How are Damages Determined?
Damages

How are Damages Determined?

In a medical malpractice case, general damages (non-economic damages) relate to compensation for physical suffering caused by a medical error. The severity of the suffering arising from the medical error would be taken into consideration during the trial to determine an appropriate amount of damages.

What Medical Malpractice Lawyers Don’t Tell You: Damages
Damages

What Medical Malpractice Lawyers Don’t Tell You: Damages

The concept of damages is not always explained by the attorney, whether they are physical, financial, or emotional. The extent of a person’s damage will affect the settlement value of the case. People with more serious damage will have cases of higher value. This impacts the attorney’s compensation for the case, as they are paid with a percentage of the settlement value.