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Justices Weigh Medical Mal Cap

The ongoing debate over Florida’s controversial medical malpractice law is being pondered again by the state’s Supreme Court.

Justices heard arguments this week about whether a Miami-Dade County woman injured before the 2003 law should have the damage caps applied in her case, the News Service of Florida reports.

Kimberly Ann Miles did not file a lawsuit against her physician until January 2006.

Two lower courts have disagreed about the issue. It could be several months before the Supreme Court issues a decision, the News Service reports.

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Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.