Noneconomic Damages Reform: HB 2008 / SB 1522 (2011);Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-39-102.
Limits noneconomic damages to $750,000 per occurrence in medical liability
Limits noneconomic damages to $750,000 per occurrence in medical liability actions, and a limit of $1 million if the injury or loss is catastrophic in nature. The limits on noneconomic damages do not apply if the defendant acted with intent to harm, falsified records or acted under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
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