- "Amend the Certificate of Good Faith procedures to require that a doctor from the same area of expertise as the defendant file a detailed opinion of the case with the court
- Require that a jury consider all additional payments received by a plaintiff for the same injury when assessing damages
- Require that any payment over $200,000 be paid over time
- Reduce the “Offer of Judgment” penalty assessed on defendants for failing to settle certain lawsuits from 12 percent of damages to the prime rate"
Wednesday, February 09, 2005
No Caps in Connecticut
Connecticut governor Rell's plan to solve the malpractice crisis involves certain legal reforms to control the trial lawyers while attempting to hold physicians responsible for the wellbeing of their patients. The proposal would:
Posted by admin at 2/09/2005 04:38:00 PM