Noneconomic Damages Cap Wrongful Death Of Child
Concerning the elimination of the cap on noneconomic damages for the wrongful death of a minor child.
2017 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
The bill eliminates the cap on noneconomic damages for the wrongful death of a minor child. The bill clarifies that, for purposes of the wrongful death statutes, 'minor child' is defined using the general statutory definition of 'minor', which is 'any person who has not attained the age of twenty-one years'.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)