Medical Liability Reform: Noneconomic Damages Reform: CS SB 2-D (special session 2003).
Provides for emergency room practitioner limits on noneconomic damages of
Provides for emergency room practitioner limits on noneconomic damages of $150,000 per claimant, with an aggregate of $300,000. Provides for emergency room facility limits on noneconomic damages of $750,000 per claimant, with an aggregate of $1.5 million and full setoffs for practitioner payments. Provides for non-practitioner limits on noneconomic damages of $750,000 per claimant, with an aggregate for all claimants. Provides for practitioner limits on noneconomic damages of $500,000 per claimant, with an aggregate limit for all claimants of $1 million, but no single practitioner shall be liable for more than $500,000 regardless of the number of claimants.
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