Non-Economic Damages Law and Legal Definition

Non-economic damages are compensations claimed against intangible harms such as severe pain, physical and emotional distress and disfigurement, loss of the enjoyment of life for an injury has caused, including sterility, loss of sexual organs, physical impairment. Non-economic damages can be claimed by the family of victims who have died or injured severely. It is also known as quality-of-life damages. Non-economic damages caps are a reform to limit the amount of damages that can be recovered for torts.