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

Texas does not limit the liability of medical malpractice defendants for the economic damages incurred by the plaintiff as a result of the defendant’s malpractice. However, the recoverable amount of noneconomic damages is limited to $250,000 per defendant unless the defendant is a health care institution in which case potential liability is raised to $500,000.

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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