Thursday, January 22, 2004

VTLA explains opposition to damages caps in med mal claims in Virginia

The Lynchburg paper reports here ("Medical proposal opposed," 1/22/2004) the opposition of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association to a legislative proposal from Republican Delegate Steve Newman to limit non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases, to $250,000 - this, I suppose, would be in addition to overall damages limit, which is now capped at $1.8 million, according to the article.

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