Judge Upholds Univ. of Wisconsin Doctor Malpractice Cap

 Monday, September 16, 2013

 Insurance Journal

A Dane County judge has upheld a $250,000 malpractice cap for University of Wisconsin-Madison doctors. The case involves a Verona woman who won a $1.8 million jury award in her husband’s death, as the jury found a UW doctor was negligent. Terri Fiez challenged the malpractice cap set for UW doctors and other state employees. Judge John Markson ruled Fiez had not shown the cap was unconstitutional, according to the State Journal. The judge urged the state Supreme Court to take the case because the $250,000 cap was set by the Legislature 34 years ago.
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