- Compensatory Damages & Medical Malpractice Law
- Compensatory Damages: Also called “actual damages,” this is money awarded to compensate for actual losses by a patient and is based on the harm proven, loss, or injury suffered by the patient.
Additional Frequently Asked Questions
- What Types Of Damages Are Usually Awarded In A Medical Malpractice Case?
- Do You Have to Prove a Doctor-Patient Relationship if You Sue?
- Can a Medical Malpractice Case Be Reopened After It Has Settled?
- What Is Meant by “a Breach of the Standard of Care” in a Medical Malpractice Case?
- Does the Good Samaritan’s Law Protect from Liability If in Non-Medical Facility?