A medical negligence lawsuit can recover damages for pain and suffering, past medical expenses, future medical expenses, lost wages, disfigurement, and loss of enjoyment of life. In California, non-economic damages (those linked to pain and suffering, disfigurement, and loss of enjoyment of life, for example) cannot be more than $250,000.
Frequently Asked Questions
Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other healthcare provider breaches his or her duty to a patient to perform treatment with the skill required of members of the healthcare provider’s profession. Medical malpractice cases are frequently referred to as medical negligence cases. [...]