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

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.

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