Medical Liability Reform: Noneconomic Damages Reform: AB 36 (1995): Wisc. Stat. Ann. §§ 893.55, 895.04.
Limits the award of noneconomic damages in medical liability cases
Limits the award of noneconomic damages in medical liability cases to $350,000, indexed for inflation. The $350,000 limit on noneconomic damages awards in medical liability cases did not violate the right to jury trial, separation of powers, remedy for wrongs, equal protection, or due process provisions of the State constitution. Guzman v. St. Francis Hospital, Inc., 2000 WL 1848463 (Wis. App. Dec. 19, 2000).
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