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Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act

How an Outdated California Law Is Impacting the Jahi McMath Case

Mari Fagel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Mari Fagel

If a child were to die because of a reckless driver, it would be up to the jury to decide what they believe is fair to award the family. However, if a child dies due to an error made by a nurse or doctor, the jury's authority to decide how to compensate the family is taken away from them.