What is the potential liability in a medical malpractice case in New Jersey?

New Jersey medical malpractice defendants are potentially liable for all of the plaintiff’s economic damages, such as medical bills and loss of income and noneconomic damages such as pain and suffering. Punitive damages are limited to the greater of $350,000 or five times the amount of the compensatory damages in the case.

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