The Cap: Montana’s Medical Malpractice Verdict Limits Spark Controversy and Ethical Dilemmas

GREAT FALLS, Montana – Montana residents who suffer from medical malpractice face a significant hurdle when seeking compensation for their pain and suffering. Montana Code Annotated 25-9-411, also known as “The Cap,” limits the amount a person can receive for their pain and suffering in a medical malpractice case to $250,000. This cap applies even in cases of permanent severe damage or death. One such case that brought attention to The Cap was Zahara vs. Advanced Neurology Specialists. Joey Zahara, a resident of Great Falls, claimed that Dr. William Henning had neglected to treat him … Read more