Kansas now among states upholding cap on med-mal damages

, The National Law Journal


Kansas has become the latest state to uphold limits on damages in medical malpractice cases. On October 5, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that the state's $250,000 limit on pain and suffering damages did not violate the Kansas Constitution.

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  • Dean Nasser

    This is a sad commentary on today's courts. They have completely forgotten that trial by jury is the ONLY thing that keeps American's free. Their legacy will be to watch as power dismantle's freedom. It doesn't end with damages in civil cases. Having set this precedent (that the right of the jury to decide what is just may be limited) just watch what the right wingers erode next. Foolish People! Exposing liberty to politics. You have breached your trust.

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