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President's call for a cap on malpractice awards

[JURIST] Watch recorded video of President Bush's remarks [prepared statement] Thursday at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania renewing his call to cap the pain and suffering portions of jury malpractice awards at $250,000 nationwide. The White House has issued a supporting fact sheet on medical liability reform.

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