Louisiana Appeals Court Rejects Malpractice Cap in Tragic Case of Child Cancer Victim

The Third Circuit Court of Appeal in Louisiana has ruled the state’s $500,000 malpractice cap to be unconstitutional.

Joe and Helena Oliver had sought relief from the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act, which shrank the damage award their daughter received for disfiguring injuries from $6.2 million to $500,000.

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