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Medical Liability Cap
Enacted with bipartisan support and signed into law by Governor Doyle in 2006, Wisconsin’s balanced medical liability system includes a unique guarantee of a full and uncapped payment of awarded economic damages, as well as capped, subjective non-economic damages.
As Wisconsin continues to work to address current and future physician workforce shortages, that balanced system is just as important today as it was in 2006 in recruiting and retaining physicians to our communities across the state.
Supreme Court's Decision: Non-Economic Damage Cap