What damages can be recovered from a medical malpractice lawsuit?
Damages that can be recovered from a medical malpractice lawsuit include:
- Medical expenses for treating the injuries caused by the malpractice
- Damages for pain and suffering
- Disfigurement and disability damages
- Lost wages/loss of earnings
In appropriate circumstances, law permits damages to be recovered by spouses, children and parents of negligently injured people for the loss of the love, care, affection, companionship and other pleasures of the family relationship that are lost due to malpractice