2008 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 550
Sponsored By:
Delegates Waldstreicher and Valderrama
Health Care Malpractice - Death - Noneconomic Damages


Increasing specified limitations on noneconomic damages for a survival action and a wrongful death action concerning health care malpractice for a cause of action arising on or after January 1, 2009.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Wrongful Death

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-2A-09 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered