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Senate Bill 393

Relating To: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 10/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/31/2005

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 10/26/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/26/2005

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/19/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/19/2005

Meriter Management Services Inc Notified Date 10/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/27/2005

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/19/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/19/2005

Comments
Caps on non-economic damages run counter to the right of obtaining justice “completely and without denial.” In addition, caps on non-economic damages place an unnecessary hardship on the most seriously injured.
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 10/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/21/2005

Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Notified Date 11/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/8/2005

Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters Notified Date 11/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/8/2005

Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc Notified Date 1/31/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/31/2006

Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy Notified Date 10/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/27/2005

Comments
This bill is unconstitutional and unfairly impacts on the most vulnerable in our society--people with disabilities and the elderly.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 10/19/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/19/2005

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 10/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/20/2005

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 11/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/4/2005

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 10/26/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/26/2005

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 10/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/21/2005

Lobbying Efforts

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
34.00
2006
January - June
40.00
2006
July - December
4.00
Total 78.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Meriter Management Services Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
15.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 15.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
16.00
2006
January - June
38.00
2006
July - December
4.00
Total 58.00
Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1.00
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 3.00