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Title:
Capping non-economic awards in medical malpractice trials : California jury verdicts under MICRA
Author:
Pace, Nicholas M. (Nicholas Michael), 1955-
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2004.
Physical Description:
xxix, 83 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
"MG-234."
Language:
English
Contents:
The Institute for Civil Justice -- Effects of MICRA on plaintiffs, their attorneys, and defendants -- How has MICRA affected jury awards? -- What types of cases are most affected? -- What types of injuries experienced the greatest reductions? -- What age groups and genders are most affected? -- What are MICRA's effects on attorneys' fees? -- What are MICRA's effects on net recoveries of plaintiffs? -- Adjusting the cap for inflation -- Conclusions and implications.
ISBN:
9780833036650
Format :
Book