- Punitive Damages & Medical Malpractice Law
- Punitive Damages: Money awarded by a health care provider to patients who were the victims of medical malpractice. These damages are designed to act as punishment to the health care provider for conduct that is considered particularly egregious.
Additional Frequently Asked Questions
- Are Nursing Home Injury or Abuse Cases Considered Medical Malpractice?
- Do You Have to Prove a Doctor-Patient Relationship if You Sue?
- What Types Of Damages Are Usually Awarded In A Medical Malpractice Case?
- Can Hepatic Encephalopathy Cause Acquired Brain Injury?
- If I Can Prove That the Defendant Violated the Standard of Care, Does That Mean I Win My Case?