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Florida Supreme Court Overturns Cap On Pain & Suffering In Medical Malpractice Cases

June 22nd, 2017 | 0 min. read

By David Huss

On June 8th 2017 the Florida Supreme Court upheld an earlier decision by the Fourth District Court of Appeal in the case “North Broward Hospital District v. Kalitan” and ruled that caps on personal injury non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Florida Constitution.

The ruling in its entirety can be found here.

David Huss

As the Co-Founder and Chief Production Officer of Ethos Insurance Partners, David, with decades of experience in the insurance industry, has a rich background starting in reinsurance brokerage and later specializing in healthcare professional liability placements. Co-founding Ethos Insurance Partners in 2004, David possesses a comprehensive understanding of professional liability exposure in the healthcare industry and is well-versed in the products and capabilities of carrier partners. His role at Ethos involves assisting production support staff efficiently solving healthcare professional liability-related problems for retail customers. Personally, David finds joy in building, from home projects to business ventures, and enjoys sharing good meals and wines with friends and family. He looks forward to continuing to build Ethos through collaboration and serving retail customers.