Monday, April 14, 2008

Virginia Weighs Upping Caps on State Liability

In reaction to the Virginia Tech shootings, the Washington Post reports, several Virginia legislators are considering increasing the cap on state damages, which has been set at $100,000 since 1993.  The state has reached an agreement in principle to settle the potential litigation for a total of $11 million, and any change to the caps would not apply to the VT victims' families' lawsuits.

--BC

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