In past posts, I’ve written about the absurdly low cap on non-economic damages in Maryland medical malpractice cases (the cap for, among other things, physical pain, grief, and the loss of the enjoyment of life).
I have urged state lawmakers to eliminate the cap–to bring Maryland in line with many other states.
Well, there has been some movement … in California.
Well, California is like Maryland: both states have a cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases, and the caps are ridiculously low.
In past posts, I’ve noted that these low caps are an underappreciated civil rights issue.
Folks in California are beginning to treat it like such. Read the report and watch the video: