Thursday, March 27, 2014

KS: Conference Committee Selected for Raising Non-Economic Damages Cap

The Kansas Senate and House have passed similar bills to gradually raise the non-economic damages cap in personal injury cases from $250K to $350K.  The major difference between the bills concerns the collateral source rule.  The Senate version would allow jurors to hear testimony about whether a plaintiff's damages were covered by insurance; the House struck that provision.  A conference committee has been selected.  The Kansas Health Institute has coverage.

--CJR 

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