Judge imposes cap on $230M malpractice verdict, leaving $205M

Johns Hopkins says it will appeal

A Baltimore city circuit judge this week slashed more than $24 million from what had been a $229.6 million birth injury malpractice award against Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Inc., citing Maryland’s cap on non-economic damages. But Judge Audrey J.S. Carrion let stand the jury’s verdict that the Baltimore hospital was negligent in its handling of ...

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