Tort Reform & Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Connecticut
The term “tort reform” describes the concept of regulating the civil justice system to place limits on the amount of compensation that can be sought in personal injury or medical malpractice claims.
Individuals who may support tort reform can include:
- Healthcare providers
- Healthcare facilities
- Insurance companies
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Connecticut Medical Malpractice Reform
Potential damages in personal injury cases may be classified into two categories:
- Economic damages for actual losses, which may include medical bills, rehabilitation expenses, lost wages, and more.
- Non-economic damages that cover pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of quality of life.
In the state of Connecticut, many physicians are seeking a non-economic damages “cap” on medical malpractice claims. A damages cap would limit the amount of damages-or compensation-an injured patient could collect in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Physicians may seek to limit these damages because they are intangible and may add to the total amount of losses an injured person may claim.
Carter Mario Injury Lawyers: Fighting for Maximum Compensation
Tort reform can limit your ability to collect fair compensation for your injuries. At Carter Mario Injury Lawyers, we will fight for the full amount of damages you are owed for your injuries, whether those damages are economic or non-economic. Our Connecticut medical malpractice lawyers at our law firm believe that when people are injured by a company’s or another person’s carelessness, they deserve to be compensated fairly for their losses. Our passionate legal team will fight for the compensation you need and deserve. We make ourselves available to our clients 24/7. We are proud to have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients since 1989.
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