Judge: Miss. limit on medical-malpractice damages is likely constitutional

06/24/2013 | Insurance Journal

The $500,000 limit on non-economic damages in medical-malpractice lawsuits in Mississippi would likely be considered constitutional by the state's Supreme Court, U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves ruled. The judge decided that the cap should apply in a complaint involving the death of an unborn baby, but he said the limit was unfair. "All grief is not equal. All pain cannot be reduced to a one-size-fits-all sum," Reeves wrote.

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