Medical Malpractice Dictionary: Benefit reducible to money value


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Benefit reducible to money value: Actual money benefit (e.g. pecuniary benefit in a wrongful death case).

Benefit reducible to money value: In some cases, a wrongful death lawsuit may be limited to damages for the actual pecuniary (i.e. financial) benefit that family members might have received from the person had they lived. The concept of pecuniary benefit does not involve the intangible and emotional benefits of a having a person you love. The issues of pecuniary benefits and wrongful death damages differ across different state and country jurisdictions. Consult an attorney or professional legal adviser for advice.

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