Key Questions and Answers About Proposition 46
What does RAND research reveal about the potential effects of raising the limits on jury awards for non-economic damages in California? Below we address several common questions about Proposition 46 and its potential effects:
- Is there evidence that Proposition 46 would decrease the number of physicians willing to work in the state of California?
- Is there evidence that Proposition 46 would increase malpractice claim costs for physicians and their insurers?
- What is the likely effect of Proposition 46 on trial awards for medical malpractice plaintiffs?
- Would Proposition 46 it make it easier for injury victims to find attorneys to represent them?