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Missouri Supreme Court Finds Law Limiting Damage Cap for Medical Malpractice Jury Verdicts Unconstitutional

Posted by RCaldwell on July 31, 2012

Recently, the Missouri Supreme Court has struck down a law which has been the largest impediment to those people injured by negligent doctors.  Read the opinion here:  http://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=55761


This ruling called Section 538.210 of the Missouri Revised Statutes unconstitutional.  That section limited non economic damages in medical malpractice cases. This means that if your doctor negligently breaks your spine, you can finally be compensated for pain and suffering of not having a normal life in addition to the economic damages.  Economic damages can be considered hospital bills, special device bills, and more.

Today is a great day for the Missouri Constitution, the right of victims to trials by jury, and to victims everywhere of doctor negligence.


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