Friday, May 8, 2015

Missouri Governor Signs Med mal Caps bill //TortsProf Blog

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed the med mal caps bill passed by the legislature (earlier coverage here):
The limits apply only to noneconomic damages, not medical costs or lost wages.
Most noneconomic damages would be capped at $400,000. For catastrophic cases, including paralysis or brain injury, the cap would be $700,000.
The bill also doubles the limit in wrongful death cases to $700,000. has details.

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