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2011 Senate Bill 53: Expression of sympathy not a liability admission

Public Act 21 of 2011

Introduced by Sen. Jim Marleau R-Lake Orion on January 20, 2011
To prohibit considering an expression of an expression of sympathy, compassion, commiseration, or a general sense of benevolence with regard to the pain, suffering, or death of an individual as evidence of liability in a medical malpractice lawsuit.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 20, 2011
Reported in the Senate on January 26, 2011
Received in the House on February 8, 2011
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 8, 2011
Reported in the House on February 24, 2011
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 19, 2011