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Missouri Lawmakers Weigh Medical Malpractice Caps

Some Missouri lawmakers are looking for a way to override the state’s Supreme Court and reinstate caps on the amount of damages that can be awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits, which the the judges have already declared unconstitutional.  …

Medical Malpractice Payments Have Fallen for Eighth Year: Report

A new report by the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen indicates that medical malpractice payments dropped to an all-time low last year, despite claims by tort reform proponents that medical malpractice lawsuits are a driving force behind the increasing cost of health care. …