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Mo. court overturns 2005 cap on liability lawsuits

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the centerpiece of a highly-touted Republican effort to curb liability lawsuits, opening the way for injured patients and their families to win unlimited amounts of money from the doctors and hospitals that treated them. In a 4-3 decision, the high court said that a 2005 Missouri law capping noneconomic damages at...

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