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HB 1459 Medical malpractice; increases cap on recovery in actions against health care providers.
SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)
Remedies; limitation on recovery in certain medical malpractice actions. Increases from $2 million to $2.05 million, on July 1, 2012, the cap on the recovery in actions against health care providers for medical malpractice. Thereafter, the cap is increased by $50,000 annually with the last increase on July 1, 2031. This bill is identical to SB 771.