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HB17-1254

Noneconomic Damages Cap Wrongful Death Of Child

Concerning the elimination of the cap on noneconomic damages for the wrongful death of a minor child.
Session:
2017 Regular Session

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 this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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