Q: What can I recover through a medical malpractice lawsuit?
A:The damages can non-economic and economic. Economic damages can include lost wages, inability to earn money, medical expenses, and some other associated expenses. An injured party can seek compensation for pain and suffering – that are considered non-economic. Disability is also considered to be a non-economic injury. If the actions of a medical professional that caused an injury were intentional then punitive damages can be awarded.