Medical Liability Reform/Noneconomic Damages Reform: S.B. 67 (2005).
Lowers the limit on noneconomic damages in medical liability cases
Lowers the limit on noneconomic damages in medical liability cases to $250,000. In the most severe cases involving disfigurement, severe permanent physical impairment, and wrongful death, the limit on noneconomic damages is $400,000. The previous limit on noneconomic damages ranged from $400,000 to $1 million, depending on the severity of the injuries.
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