Randy Wallace posted on Friday about U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves’ opinion regarding Mississippi’s cap of $500,000 on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases. Wallace’s post quotes part of the opinion:

All grief is not equal. All pain cannot be reduced to a one-size-fits-all sum. One cannot imagine what it is like to know that

Diederich Healthcare has published this analysis of nationwide medical malpractice payouts for 2012 as reflected by the National Practitioner Data Bank.

In general, the report notes that there has been a steady drop in medical malpractice payouts nationwide since 2001. The report identifies Mississippi as having some of the lowest payouts in the nation in