Blog Posts in September, 2017
Damage Caps on Medical Malpractice: Why It's Dangerous
Posted By Shrager, Spivey & Sachs
In a continuing trend of naming bills misleadingly, the Protecting Access to Care Act (HR 1215) was passed in the Republican-majority Congress on June 28, 2017. This bill places a cap on the maximum amount a patient can sue for damages in a medical malpractice suit. HR 1215 is currently being considered by the Senate, so it has not yet gone into effect. However, this is a bill Republicans favor. ...
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