What is the potential liability in a medical malpractice case in South Dakota?

As in other states, South Dakota does not limit the amount of economic damages that can be recovered by a plaintiff in a medical malpractice action. However, the potential liability of a medical malpractice defendant is limited to $500,000 for noneconomic 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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