Health Care Malpractice Act: S.B. 145 (2010)

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Created a statute of repose that requires all claims to


Created a statute of repose that requires all claims to be brought within 10 years or they are barred.  Placed limitations on noneconomic damages of $350,000 for causes of action arising after May 15, 2010.  Required an affidavit of merit from a health care professional in order to proceed with an action, if they received a non-meritorious finding from the pre-litigation panel.  Limited the liability of a health care provider, in certain circumstances, for the acts or omissions of an ostensible agent.

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