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.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about trial lawyers’ latest pet project – business interruption lawsuits against insurance companies in the wake of COVID-19.
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A Washington controlled by Democrats would be a bonanza for the trial bar, writes W.J. Kennedy for Legal Newsline.