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2012 Senate Bill 1118: Revise medical malpractice details

Public Act 609 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Joe Hune (R) on May 3, 2012
To establish that when filed on behalf of a deceased person, a two year statute of limitations for filing a medical malpractice lawsuit begins when a personal representative for the estate is named. Also, to establish that interest charges on an award of attorney fees and costs only can be charged starting on the date of the judgment.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Insurance Committee on May 3, 2012
Reported in the Senate on November 29, 2012
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on November 29, 2012
To establish the bill's effect is on future actions only, and it is not retroactive.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 29, 2012
Received in the House on November 29, 2012
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on November 29, 2012
Reported in the House on December 12, 2012
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 8, 2013

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