50 in noneconomic
damages, the latter of which will be reduced to $00,000 under the statutory cap.
AN APPEALS COURT STRUCK DOWN down Wisconsin's medical malpractice cap for noneconomic
damages, ruling that the $750,000 limit is unconstitutional.
House committee passed a medical professional liability reform bill to cap noneconomic
damages and impose limits on the lawyers' contingency fees, which supporters said will save taxpayers billions of dollars.
statutes regulating noneconomic
activity as beyond Congressional
The proposal, if approved by voters, would allow the Legislature to cap noneconomic
damages awarded for medical injury against health care providers, with a minimum cap of $250,000.
210 capped noneconomic
portions of jury awards in medical negligence cases at [Dollar]350,000.
The provision limits the recovery of both economic and noneconomic
In a 5-2 decision, the court held that the statute was arbitrary, reasoning that "the statutory cap on wrongful death noneconomic
damages fails because it imposes unfair and illogical burdens on injured parties.
Limitations on Noneconomic
Damages--The defendant receives the benefit of a cap on noneconomic
damages that the arbitration panel can award.
We explain why family-centered noneconomic
goals and bounded rationality decrease the willingness and ability of small- and medium-sized family firms to hire and provide competitive compensation to nonfamily managers even in a labor market composed of stewards rather than agents.
Caps on noneconomic
damages in medical malpractice cases are coming under fire by courts, legislators, and trial attorneys in a number of states.
In 2012, the supreme courts of Missouri and Kansas staked out opposing positions on the constitutionality of statutory caps on noneconomic
damages in personal injury cases.