|Supreme Court overturns Florida medical malpractice damage caps|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Families of people who died from medical malpractice are entitled to as much money as juries decide, the Florida Supreme Court ruled 5-2 on Thursday, overriding a contentious 11-year-old law.
The decision didn’t surprise attorneys.
The law limited how much the victims’ families could be awarded in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The decision specifically addressed people who died from medical malpractice and did not address personal-injury cases.
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