What is the difference between medical malpractice and negligence?
How do you prove medical malpractice?
To prove that medical malpractice occurred, you must be able to show thata doctor-patient relationship existed, the doctor was negligent, the doctor’s negligence caused the injury, the injury led to specific damages, the doctor failed to diagnose, and treated improperly, and there was a failure to warn a patient of known risks.
Can you sue a hospital for pain and suffering?
Medical malpractice lawsuits against hospitals typically involve damages for pain and suffering. As part of your non-economic damages, pain and suffering may or may not be limited in your state. You can also seek to recover past and future medical bills, lost wages, and other financial losses