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SA 1505 - Medical Malpractice Limits Amendment - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (13-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Medical Malpractice Limits Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that limits the amount of money a plaintiff can be awarded in a “health care liability action” lawsuit, formerly known as a medical malpractice lawsuit. The amendment limits the total amount that can be awarded in all “noneconomic” losses lawsuits to $500,000, except in those cases that result in death or a prolonged coma, in such cases the limit is $1 million.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Medical Malpractice Limits Amendment

Sponsors

  • James B. 'Jim' Bryson (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
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