Missouri Medical Malpractice Caps One Step Closer to Final Approval

May 5th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

A bill aiming to reinstate caps on Missouri medical malpractice awards is one step closer to receiving final approval. If Gov. Jay Nixon signs Senate Bill 239 into law, victims of malpractice in our state would be limited in how much they can receive in non-economic damages for harm such as pain and suffering. According… Read More

House Approves Bill Reinstating Missouri Medical Malpractice Caps

March 10th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

In Missouri, a patient has the right to seek damages through a medical malpractice claim if they were harmed by a medical professional’s error or negligence; however, the amount the victim can receive may once again be limited after our state’s lawmakers recently approved a bill that would reinstate caps on the amount of damages… Read More

Missouri House Approves Bill Reinstating Medical Malpractice Caps

April 23rd, 2013 | Medical malpractice

In March, the Missouri House of Representatives advanced a bill that called for the reinstatement of laws upholding caps on awards given in Missouri Medical Malpractice Lawsuits. Read More

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Bill Reinstating Medical Malpractice Caps

March 12th, 2013 | Medical malpractice

A bill placing limits on the amount of civil damages that can be awarded to a victim for pain and suffering in a Missouri Medical Malpractice case has moved one step closer to approval. Three Rivers Publishing released an article that said the Missouri House Health Committee had passed the bill with a 7-3 vote. Read More

Legislators Looking To Reinstate Missouri Medical Malpractice Damage Caps

January 22nd, 2013 | Medical malpractice

While there is currently no limit on the amount of money that can be awarded to an injured victim for pain and suffering associated with a case of Missouri Medical Malpractice, the state Legislature is considering reinstating a $350,000 cap on such damages. Read More

Missouri Court Overturns $350,000 Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Cap

August 28th, 2012 | Medical malpractice

The Missouri Supreme Court reached a landmark decision earlier this month when it ruled to eliminate the $350,000 cap on non-economic damages that can be received from a Missouri medical malpractice claim. Read More