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Civil Actions - Noneconomic Damages

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sydnor


In the House - Hearing 1/31 at 2:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Increasing the maximum amount of noneconomic damages that may be recovered in certain wrongful death actions or survival actions arising on or after October 1, 2018; and providing that a jury may be informed of certain limitations on noneconomic damages in certain civil actions.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Sydnor
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1459 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Juries -see also- Grand Juries
Wrongful Death
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(11-108, 3-2A-09)

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February 1, 2018 8:59 A.M.