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H 3359 General Bill, By R.N. McLellan, R.L. Altman, W.S. Anderson, T.A. Brett, J.H. Burriss, T.M. Burriss, Carnell, M.J. Cooper, W.N. Cork, C.M. Dangerfield, P.W. Derrick, T.W. Edwards, E.D. Foxworth, P.B. Harris, Harvin, J.C. Hearn, R.L. Helmly, B.L. Hendricks, R.A. Kohn, Koon, Martin, J.G. McAbee, McKay, J.T. Petty, Sharpe, E.W. Simpson, J.J. Snow, B.E. Thrailkill, D.C. Waldrop and D.E. Winstead
Similar (S 0895)
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Sections 15-33-130 through 15-33-170, 15-51-15, 19-1-170, and 15-1-330 so as to define licensed health care providers, provide a statute of limitations in malpractice actions, provide that the granting of a new trial against a health care provider must include the issues of liability and damages, allow evidence of any cost or expenses a plaintiff may have received from insurance, except life insurance, or from sources other than the defendant, limit noneconomic damages for injury to or death of a person to one hundred thousand dollars and to disallow punitive damages, to provide that an advance payment by or on behalf of a health care provider for any cost incurred by the plaintiff is not admissible until liability is established and to reduce a judgment in favor of the plaintiff by the amount of insurance received by the plaintiff, and to limit attorney fees.
01/28/86House Introduced and read first time HJ-313
01/28/86House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-314

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