Kansas law allows medical malpractice plaintiffs to recover all of their economic losses such as medical bills, loss of income and wages for domestic help that are necessary as a result of the plaintiff’s injuries. Kansas law also allows plaintiffs to recover up to $250,000 of damages for noneconomic losses such as pain and suffering. Punitive damages are limited to the lesser of the defendant’s highest gross income for the previous 5 years or $5 million dollars.
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.