Damages for medical malpractice generally fall into one of two categories: economic damages and non-economic damages. Economic damages include all of the expenses you incur as a result of the malpractice that can be quantified – the cost of any procedures you have to undergo to reverse or treat the damage suffered, medications, therapy, treatment, hospital fees, etc. Economic damages also include any lost income from time you have to take off work or if you’ve been permanently disabled and no longer can work.
Non-economic damages cover those costs that cannot be quantified – pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of consortium, etc.
Although we often hold doctors and medical professionals to a high standard, mistakes can happen. Speak with an attorney who will fight to rectify the wrongs perpetrated against you and fight to pursue the compensation you need and deserve.
Contacting a Medical Malpractice Georgia Lawyer
If you are the victim of someone else’s negligence or carelessness in one of the numerous Atlanta accidents, medical or otherwise, you have certain rights guaranteed by law. To help you understand these rights and seek the compensation you may be eligible for to help get your life back in order, contact the Atlanta Law Offices of Sheryl L. Burke for a no-cost consultation on your injury case and to find out if filing a lawsuit is the right move for you and your family – 1-404-842-7838.