Medical Liability: H.B. 733 (1992)
Makes Vermont’s current voluntary arbitration statutes for medical liability claims
Makes Vermont’s current voluntary arbitration statutes for medical liability claims a mandatory process. The arbitration’s board’s decision would be binding if there is a prior agreement between the parties to make it so. The board’s decision would also be admissible as evidence at a subsequent trial. The board’s effectiveness would be studied after three years of operation.
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