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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 216

 

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 964

   

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. BOUCHER, 26th Dist.

 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CAP ON NONECONOMIC DAMAGES IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 52-572h of the general statutes be amended to limit noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits to two hundred fifty thousand dollars.

Statement of Purpose:

To impose a cap of two hundred fifty thousand dollars for noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits.