Non-Economic Damages in a Texas Medical Malpractice Suit
- December 28, 2012
- Medical Malpractice
As you lay in your hospital bed surrounded by family and friends, you are hopeful that you will soon recover and head home. The next thing you know, things take a turn for the worse and are faced with a life-threatening situation. Your situation can change quickly due to the negligence of a doctor or healthcare professional.
Situations like these occur every day. Often, they end in the patient’s death. Dallas medical malpractice injuries can be devastating to the victim as well as the family. The physical damage to the patient can be severe and cause lifelong complications.
Fortunately, medical malpractice victims in Dallas can recover compensation for an array of damages. Most people tend to think that the damages recovered in a lawsuit are strictly for financial damages, but this is not the case—there are non-economic damages that can be recovered as well.
Non-economic damages in a Texas medical malpractice suit
- Mental distress and suffering
- Loss of the ability to enjoy life’s pleasures
- Permanent impairment or loss of function
- Pre-existing condition
- Damages for death
- Loss of consortium
Many people are injured at the hands of doctors and healthcare professionals in Dallas. Sadly, the majority of these people suffer not knowing they can recover damages for their losses. Don’t let this be you.
Contact an experienced Dallas medical malpractice attorney at Guajardo & Marks to discuss your legal options. Call 972-774-9800 today for a free case evaluation. We handle each case with a sensitive, caring manner while doing what it takes to get you the compensation you deserve.