Senators debate cap on Malpractice damages

Sen. Rick Ward and Sen “Jay” Luneau listen to Ken Schnauder of the Patient’s Compensation Fund testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. (Joby Richard/LSU Manship School News Service

By Joby Richard

Senators raised questions at a hearing on Thursday about whether damage award caps in medical malpractice cases are too low and whether patients are being fully compensated for extra medical care.

Read the story in the Bossier Press-Tribune.

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