So concludes a new article by David Hyman and several collaborators. The Texas cap reduced allowed non-economic damages in tried cases by an estimated 73 percent, allowed verdicts by 38 percent, and payouts by 27 percent. As expected, settlement payouts declined, by 18 percent.
Texas Med-Mal Damage Caps Worked
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