Sanders v. Ahmed, 364 S.W.3d 195 (Mo. banc 2012): Future Payments and Appeals for Medical Malpractice

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In a recent opinion, the Missouri Supreme Court rejected constitutional challenges to several provisions pertaining, among others, to wrongful death medical malpractice actions, explained the discretion afforded a trial judge in terms of allowing periodic payments for future damages, and clarified a general point regarding preservation of error and motions for directed verdicts.

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