Wednesday, February 10, 2010

IL Supreme Court Declares Damage Caps Unconstitutional

The case is Abigaile Lebron, a minor, et al. v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, et al., Nos. 105741, 105745, Ill. Sup. decided February 4, 2010.  The basis of the decision is that damages caps violate separation of powers.

h/t George Conk & From the Jury Blog

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/2010/02/il-supreme-court-declares-damage-caps-unconstitutional.html

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