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Author Pace, Nicholas M. (Nicholas Michael), 1955-

Title Capping non-economic awards in medical malpractice trials : California jury verdicts under MICRA / Nicholas M. Pace, Daniela Golinelli, Laura Zakaras.

Published Santa Monica, Calif. ; [Great Britain] : RAND, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KN 33.33 M4 G2 C12 PACE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxix, 83 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes "Institute for Civil Justice."
Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The Institute for Civil Justice -- Effects of MICRA on plaintiffs, their attorneys, and defendants -- How has MICRA affected jury awards? -- What types of cases are most affected? -- What types of injuries experienced the greatest reductions? -- What age groups and genders are most affected? -- What are MICRA's effects on attorneys' fees? -- What are MICRA's effects on net recoveries of plaintiffs? -- Adjusting the cap for inflation -- Conclusions and implications.
Other author Zakaras, Laura.
Golinelli, Daniela.
Institute for Civil Justice (U.S.)
Subject California. Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975.
Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Economic aspects -- California.
Damages -- California.
Non-economic damages, Damage caps.
ISBN 0833036653 (pbk.) : £14.50