SB 64 Changes the evidentiary standard in medical malpractice cases to clear and convincing for noneconomic damages
Sponsor: Dixon
LR Number: 0422S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/4/2013 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2013

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SB 64 - Currently, in medical malpractice cases plaintiffs are required to prove noneconomic damages by a preponderance of the evidence. This act changes the evidentiary standard for noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases to clear and convincing.

JESSICA BAKER