Medical malpractice insurance premiums to rise in Missouri

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State Supreme Court rules insurance caps unconstitutional Medical malpractice insurance premiums are expected to shoot up in Missouri after the state’s Supreme Court has declared a longstanding cap on the premiums unconstitutional. In 2004, Missouri legislators placed a cap on medical malpractice insurance premiums. Since then, premiums have dropped by 28%. The cap also lowered a cap concerning non-economic damages in malpractice cases, making it more difficult for consumers and insurance companies to recover funds that may be vital in the attainment of additional care. Cap had limited medical malpractice…

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