Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Missouri Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Noneconomic Damages as Unconstitutional
On July 31, 2012, the Missouri Supreme Court released its opinion in Watts ex rel. Watts v. Lester E. Cox Med. Ctrs., No. SC91867 (Mo. Jul. 31, 2012) (en banc). The opinion holds, inter alia, that Missouri's cap on noneconomic damages is unconstitutional.
Here's a link to the slip opinion: