HB 869: Nursing Home Litigation Reform
GENERAL BILL by Hager
Nursing Home Litigation Reform; Specifies conditions under which nursing home resident has cause of action against licensee or management company; requires evidence of basis for punitive damages; requires trial judge to conduct an evidentiary hearing before claimant can assert claim for punitive damages; permits licensee or management company to be held liable for punitive damages; provides criteria for awarding of punitive damages in case of vicarious liability of certain entities.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (HIS)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Innovation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 88
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/06/13, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
• Introduced -HJ 88
• Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 5 -HJ 203
• Now in Health Innovation Subcommittee -HJ 203
• Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
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