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Widener Commonwealth Law School

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Hawaii Considers Tort Reform Bill

The Hawaii House Consumer Protection Committee holds hearings today on HB 1992, a bill that would cap non-economic damages in medical malpractice actions at $250,000, and also require that economic damages be allocated based upon proportionate percentages of negligence.  The Honolulu Star Bulletin reports on the Hawaii Medical Association's support of the bill. 


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