Florida attorney Bob Carroll notes that a Florida newspaper recently posed questions to consider in the context of whether to impose damage caps:
How much is the lifetime use of a right arm worth?
What is fair compensation for spending 60 years blind because of a doctor’s error?
If a surgeon makes a mistake and cuts a nerve during routine surgery, forcing you to eat and drink through a tube for the rest of your life, how much do you deserve in return?
Steve is the Managing Shareholder of Steven J. Klearman & Associates, a civil litigation law firm located in Reno, Nevada. He practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation and injury law, and has authored one of the definitive guides to Nevada civil law that is widely used by Nevada judges and attorneys, his book entitled Elements of Nevada Legal Theories.