Non-economic injury caps are ineffective
Many states have attempted to cap non-economic injuries in medical negligence cases in an attempt to lower healthcare costs. Public Citizen, a not-for-profit watchdog group, has challenged this conclusion in a new report. It turns out, non-economic damage caps don’t lower healthcare costs at all. The two groups benefitting the most from caps seem to be medical malpractice insurance comapnies and clinicians. Read the entire article here.