Appeal Bonds for Medical Malpractice Suits in North Carolina

Category: Uncategorized
Published: Oct 1, 2011
This bill will provide for an additional method for determine the limitation on the appeals bond required under existing law in medical malpractice suits. Under current law the bond amount is capped at $25 million for any civil action. The new bill would allow for the bond amount to be capped at the lesser of either the amount of the judgment, or the amount of the appellant’s medical malpractice insurance coverage. This is only applicable to the action sought against him or her.

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