Non Economic Damages Caps - Panacea or Ineffective Bitter Pill?


Distress over the rising cost of medical malpractice insurance premiums has risen to a fever pitch across the nation. The American Medical Association labels twenty-one states as "in crisis", a designation it gives to states with high medical insurance premiums. One of the most popular suggested solutions involves imposing ceilings on non-economic damages for medical malpractice claims. The idea that non-economic damage caps will reduce the cost of liability premiums has been the source of fierce debate. Click on the link to learn more.

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