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Monday, August 6, 2012

Missouri Supreme Court Holds Cap on Non-Economic Damages Violates State Constitution

In a decision issued July 31st, the Missouri Supreme Court struck down the state's statutory cap on non-economic damages as violating the Missouri state constitution.  Specifically, the court found that the cap violated the right to a trial by jury.  A copy of the decision is available here (pdf).

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