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Despite elimination of damages cap, medical malpractice claim payouts are low

One state has medical malpractice lawsuit payouts that are lower than in all but seven other states. What may surprise you is that this state eliminated its medical malpractice lawsuit damages cap on such awards in 1999. A recent study tried to measure the effects of various malpractice changes and were surprised on how little the changes in Oregon recovery limits effected the amount and frequency of malpractice awards.

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