State appeals court ruling threatens Wisconsin’s relatively stable medical liability environment by striking down its $750,000 cap on noneconomic damages.
Plaintiffs’ attorneys are challenging pre-trial mechanisms that assess the worthiness of medical liability complaints before cases can proceed.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that physicians cannot delegate their informed-consent process to qualified staff.
A case stemming from a high-school football tragedy could have opened a door to interstate “portable torts.”
Tort-reform bill that caps non-economic damages passed by House, but faces Senate challenge from Democrats and GOP conservatives.