California Regulation And Legislation To Watch In 2014

Law360, San Diego (January 1, 2014, 10:08 AM EST) -- California's plaintiffs bar is mobilizing to lift a decades-old cap on medical malpractice awards in 2014, and attorneys will also be keeping track of whether recently passed laws such as San Francisco's flexible workplace measure and statewide data-breach notice rules spur additional workers' rights legislation and increases in privacy enforcement.

Here are several legislative efforts that California lawyers will be watching in 2014:

Raising the Medical Malpractice Cap

The state Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act limits pain-and-suffering awards in medical malpractice suits to $250,000, but trial attorneys including the Consumer Attorneys of California are backing an initiative that seeks to lift...

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