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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Mississippi Supreme Court Asks for More Briefing in Tort Reform Case

The AP reports that the Mississippi Supreme Court has called for additional briefing in a certified question regarding the constitutionality of Mississippi's $1 million cap on non-economic damages.

Specifically, in the case before the court, the parties agreed that $2.2 million of the $4 million jury award was for non-economic damages. The Mississippi Supreme Court has asked the parties to explain how they reached that amount.

More from the AP story.

- SBS

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2011/10/mississippi-supreme-court-asks-for-more-briefing-in-tort-reform-case.html

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