H1337 JOINT RESOLUTION by Troutman; (CO-SPONSORS) Murzin (Similar S 3020)
Medical Liability/Claimant's Right; constitutional amendment to provide
that injured claimant who enters into contingency fee agreement with
attorney in claim for medical liability is entitled to no less than 70
percent of first $250,000 of all damages received by claimant & 90
percent of all damages in excess of $250,000, exclusive of reasonable &
customary costs & regardless of number of defendants; provides that
amendment is self-executing. Creates s. 26, Art. I, s. 26, Art. XII.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 11/03/2004.
02/25/04 HOUSE Prefiled
03/02/04 HOUSE Introduced -HJ 00103
03/04/04 HOUSE Referred to Judiciary -HJ 00217
03/16/04 HOUSE On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/18/04, 1:15 pm or 15
minutes upon adjournment of Session, Morris Hall
04/30/04 HOUSE Died in Committee on Judiciary