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Missouri, Georgia Supreme Courts Rule On Challenges To Noneconomic Damages Caps
Posted on 24 Mar 2010 by Dana Reddington

(Mealey’s) The Missouri Supreme Court on March 23 held that caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases cannot be applied to cases filed before a law setting the limits took effect in 2005; the ruling came a day after the Georgia Supreme... Read More

Legislative Damage Caps Found Unconstitutional In Tennessee
Posted on 11 Mar 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On March 9, 2015, Judge W. Neil Thomas, III of the Circuit Court of Hamilton County, Tenn., found the statutory caps for noneconomic damages in Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-39-102 to be unconstitutional. The statute, enacted in 2011, added a cap for recovery... Read More