Florida's new approach to the medical liability crisis.

  • M. M. Devlin
  • Published 1988 in The Journal of medical practice management : MPM

Abstract

A new Florida medical liability insurance act went into effect on February 8, 1988. It would allow for prompt resolution of claims with mandatory presuit investigation of all claims and defenses and voluntary arbitration. A cap of $250,000 is placed on noneconomic damages without punitive awards. Refusal to arbitrate leads to a loss on limit on damages… (More)

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@article{Devlin1988FloridasNA, title={Florida's new approach to the medical liability crisis.}, author={M. M. Devlin}, journal={The Journal of medical practice management : MPM}, year={1988}, volume={3 4}, pages={291-4} }