Published on:

Florida Supreme Court approves waiver of medical malpractice fee caps

In 2004, Florida voters approved a cap limiting the fees lawyers could claim for suing doctors, hospitals and medical groups. Attorneys answered by asking their clients to waive the cap. Despite opposition from doctors and lawyers for some of the state’s largest industry groups, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that lawyers can bypass the cap in most cases without getting a trial judge’s approval first.

For the full article.