Florida Supreme Court Overturns Statutory Caps on Noneconomic Damages in Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Cases

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that the statutory caps on noneconomic damages in wrongful death medical malpractice cases are unconstitutional. Click here for the Court’s opinion.  This ruling will have a significant impact on claims for medical malpractice resulting in wrongful death.  However, the caps on noneconomic damages in personal injury medical malpractice cases remain in effect.