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Medical Malpractice Damage Cap Arbitrarily Reduces Victim's Jury Award

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

A jury awarded a victim of medical malpractice who had her vagina stitched to her rectum $3 million for pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical expenses. Unfortunately, Virginia (VA) employs a malpractice "damage cap" that can arbitrarily reduce jury awards and the victim saw her award cut down to $1.925 million. Learn why these damage caps are ineffective and nonsensical by reading this article...

Victim's Jury Award Reduced to Comply with Medical Malpractice Damage Cap