March 4, 2013Comments Off on Mississippi damages cap ruled constitutional
A Mississippi law placing a $1 million cap on noneconomic damages does not violate the state constitution’s jury trial guarantee and separation of powers provisions, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
September 18, 2009Comments Off on State medical malpractice law unconstitutional
The Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously threw out a 2006 law that requires an injured patient to get a certificate of merit from an expert before they can sue for medical malpractice.