Court Limits Damages, Evidence Regarding Medical Expenses

, Texas Lawyer


On July 1, the Texas Supreme Court held that tort reform measures the state Legislature passed in 2003 limit medical expenses recoverable in a "wrongful personal injury" suit to the amount "actually paid or incurred by or on behalf of the claimant." Frank G. Cawley, a partner in Dallas' Whitehurst & Cawley who represents the defendant, says the ruling provides a long-awaited clarification of §41.0105.

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