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Medical Liability Cap
Enacted with bipartisan support and signed into law by Governor Doyle in 2006, Wisconsin’s balanced medical liability system includes a unique guarantee of a full and uncapped payment of awarded economic damages, as well as capped, subjective non-economic damages.
As Wisconsin continues to work to address current and future physician workforce shortages, that balanced system is just as important today as it was in 2006 in recruiting and retaining physicians to our communities across the state.
Supreme Court's Decision: Non-Economic Damage Cap
WHA’s January 2018 Amicus Brief filed with the Supreme Court
Newsletter Articles and Press Releases
WHA President Borgerding Statement on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Medical Liability Caps
WI Supreme Court Upholds Non-Economic Damage Cap
Courtroom Advocacy: WHA Files Brief with Supreme Court Supporting Medmal Cap
Court Decision Risks Patient Access to Health Care
Court of Appeals Removes Non-Economic Damage Cap