Wisconsin appears to be the latest state experiencing pushback against medical malpractice damage caps. Damage caps are laws that protect insurance companies by ensuring that victims do not receive more than a certain amount of money for their pain and suffering, even if a jury awards them a larger sum.
Damage caps called “an insult to citizens”
At least three cases appear to be headed to Wisconsin’s highest court. In one case, a woman had to have all of her limbs amputated after a hospital failed to diagnose a serious infection. In another, a man developed compartment …read more