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SB 1128: Damages in Negligence Actions


Damages in Negligence Actions; Providing that a claimant in certain negligence actions may recover damages for the cost of medical or health care services only if such services are medically necessary; providing a methodology to calculate an award of damages for the cost of such medical or health care services; specifying evidence that is admissible and inadmissible in determining the award of damages, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Banking and Insurance (BI)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/19/2014 Senate • Filed
2/26/2014 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Banking and Insurance -SJ 92
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 92
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Judiciary