What are non-economic damages in relation to a wrongful death lawsuit?

In relation to a wrongful death lawsuit, non-economic damages means that family members may sue for a loss (or losses) that does not have a monetary amount attached to it. Examples of non-economic losses are loss of consortium, loss of counsel, and mental and emotional anguish. If the wrongful death case was founded on a medical malpractice case, the total capped amount of non-economic damages a plaintiff could receive under the law in Texas is $250,000 against any one defendant, and $750,000 total.

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