Florida Supreme Court to Rule on Medical Malpractice Cap

side note: Word on the street is that the cap on non-economic damages in Florida is likely to be overturned. What’s been going on in Florida is simialr to what happened two years ago in Illinois. Medical malpractice insurance rates haven’t been positively affected by the Florida cap because everyone in the industry expects it to be overturned. Florida’s rates look to stay amongst the most expensive in the country.

By Michael Adams | September 1, 2011

Florida highest court will consider whether a $1 million cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases violates the state’s constitution.

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