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Judge upholds state’s tort cap, but criticizes law

by Associated Press Published: June 23,2013

Tags: award, damages, decision, hospital, judge, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, legal, medical, medicine, tort, tort cap, tort reforn, wrongful death

JACKSON — A federal judge has upheld Mississippi’s cap of $500,000 on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases. The ruling came in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a woman and her unborn baby who died after being denied potential lifesaving treatment at a hospital on the Choctaw Reservation in Neshoba County. […] [...]

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