#CTHB06243
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Connecticut
CT HB06243
House
2015 Regular Session
AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITATIONS ON AN ATTORNEY'S ABILITY TO ARTICULATE IN LUMP SUMS OR AS A MATHEMATICAL FORMULA THE AMOUNT OF PAST AND FUTURE NONECONOMIC DAMAGES CLAIMED TO BE RECOVERABLE.
1/22/2015 : Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary
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REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st Dist.
That section 52-216b of the general statutes be amended to provide that during closing arguments an attorney may not articulate in lump sums or as a mathematical formula the amount of past and future noneconomic damages claimed to be recoverable.
AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITATIONS ON AN ATTORNEY'S ABILITY TO ARTICULATE IN LUMP SUMS OR AS A MATHEMATICAL FORMULA THE AMOUNT OF PAST AND FUTURE NONECONOMIC DAMAGES CLAIMED TO BE RECOVERABLE. Statement of Purpose: To prohibit attorneys from articulating in closing arguments the pecuniary amount of damages claimed to be recoverable by reference to a lump sum amount or a mathematical formula.
AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITATIONS ON AN ATTORNEY'S ABILITY TO ARTICULATE IN LUMP SUMS OR AS A MATHEMATICAL FORMULA THE AMOUNT OF PAST AND FUTURE NONECONOMIC DAMAGES CLAIMED TO BE RECOVERABLE.
General Assembly
Proposed Bill No. 6243
January Session, 2015
LCO No. 1564
*01564*
Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY
Introduced by:
REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st Dist.
AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITATIONS ON AN ATTORNEY'S ABILITY TO ARTICULATE IN LUMP SUMS OR AS A MATHEMATICAL FORMULA THE AMOUNT OF PAST AND FUTURE NONECONOMIC DAMAGES CLAIMED TO BE RECOVERABLE.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
That section 52-216b of the general statutes be amended to provide that during closing arguments an attorney may not articulate in lump sums or as a mathematical formula the amount of past and future noneconomic damages claimed to be recoverable.
Statement of Purpose:
To prohibit attorneys from articulating in closing arguments the pecuniary amount of damages claimed to be recoverable by reference to a lump sum amount or a mathematical formula.
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