Tag Archive: damages

Caps on damages found to be unconstitutional

The Atlanta Journal constitution wrote a story about a Georgia Judge finding tort reform caps to be unconstitutional.  The cap on monetary awards in a medical malpractice case was found to be unconstitutional. Superior Court Judge Marvin Arrington wrote in an order that the legislative cap of $350,000 for noneconomic damages such as pain and suffering

How damage caps affect justice

Here is an interesting article about a pro tort reform doctor who has had a change of heart after experiencing first hand the law of unintended consequences as a result of tort reform.  Here is an excerpt from that article. Dave Stewart’s mother went to the hospital for surgery in April. Four days later, she

Damages and Awards

Damages and Awards in Medical Malpractice Cases The voice at the other end of the phone says, “My mother was terribly hurt at the hospital. Will you take my malpractice case?” How should the attorney or the office staff taking this call respond? Medical malpractice cases are among the most complex and costly in the


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