Mo. Limit on Malpractice Non-Economic Damages Goes to $565,000

February 19, 2004

The Missouri limit on non-economic damages for medical malpractice awards has increased to $565,000, or by 1.4 percent from last year’s cap of $557,000

State law (Section 538.210) requires MDI to adjust the cap on non-economic damages annually, according to the “implicit price deflator for personal consumption expenditures” published by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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