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Appeals court rules state’s tort cap doesn’t violate separation of powers

by Published: March 1,2013

Tags: legal, litigation, plaintiffs, tort reform

A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Mississippi’s $1 million cap on non-economic damages arising out of civil litigation does not violate the state’s constitutional separation of powers. The question arose out of a personal injury case in federal court in Aberdeen. Plaintiff Lisa Learmonth was involved in a […] [...]

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