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House OKs lawsuit caps for medical malpractice
Sunday March 08th 2015, 4:53 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri House gave initial approval Wednesday to a bill to reinstate limits on how much juries can award in noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases against health care providers.Supporters said the limits, approved 101-53, are needed to make sure doctors do not leave the state because of increasing insurance costs. Bill sponsor Rep. Eric Burlison, R-Springfield ... [News Source]