In the event of a positive consideration of Philadelphia claims for medical negligence, compensation is paid as compensation for damage: Regular Damages Intangible damage, such as pain and suffering and/or physical and emotional damage, deterioration of quality of life, loss of opportunities. Lowenthal & Abrams, PC have Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers at their firm. Special Damage Current expenses incurred as a result of medical negligence include loss of earnings (if you could not work), current and past medical bills, costs of care, costs related to the adaptation of the home, costs of physiotherapy, costs of medical equipment/medicines. The amount of compensation you claim for medical negligence * depends on certain factors, e.g.
Medical Documentation: Have similar health problems occurred in the past Long-term effects of injury/illness: They affect the amount of compensation granted. An 18-year-old person who has suffered an injury/illness for a lifetime can receive more than an over 80-year-old person who has suffered a similar injury/illness. It boils down to the estimated life expectancy of both people. Type of injury or illness: Injuries due to medical negligence may be minor or serious, and the court will usually award higher compensation to a person with serious injuries than a person who has received a minor injury that is suitable for treatment. Lowenthal & Abrams, PC are a personal injury law firm in Philadelphia.