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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Medical malpractice actions. Permits a patient to bring an action against a health care provider without submitting the complaint to the medical review board if the amount of the claim is not more than $187,000. (Under current law, a patient may bring a direct action only if the amount is not more than $15,000.) Medical malpractice actions. Permits a patient to bring an action against a health care provider without submitting the complaint to the medical review board if the amount of the claim is not more than $187,000. (Under current law, a patient may bring a direct action only if the amount is not more than $15,000.)