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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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Oregon cap on damages against municipalities upheld

A $200,000 cap on damages against public agencies did not violate a personal injury plaintiff’s right to a remedy under the state constitution, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court ...

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