Tag Archives: wrongful death

Benchmarks: Federal judge blasts Mississippi’s cap on damages

A federal judge expressed his frustration with Mississippi’s cap on noneconomic damages when earlier this month he trimmed $4.45 million from a medical malpractice verdict compensating a family for the loss of a young mother and her unborn child.

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Plaintiffs had capacity to sue U.S. for flight controller’s negligence

The mother and adult daughter of the victim of an airplane crash had the capacity to sue the federal government for the alleged negligence of a flight controller, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a ...

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