March 24, 2009
Med Mal Reform Moves Forward in Hawaii
As Pacific Business News reports, House Bill 1784 is moving forward in the Hawaiian legislature:
HB 1784 limits noneconomic damages to $250,000 in medical malpractice claims against certain specialists who practice in areas such as emergency medicine, neurological surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedic surgery and general surgery.
It also caps at $3 million the award for gross negligence.
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