What is the potential liability in a medical malpractice case in Connecticut?

Connecticut law allows plaintiffs to recover damages that are just and reasonable in medical malpractice cases. There is not statutory limit on damages. Therefore, the potential liability for medical malpractice defendants is high in Connecticut. They may be liable for economic damages including medical bills, loss of income and other expenses. Loss of earning capacity can also be considered by the jury as can pain and suffering, emotional damages and punitive damages.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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