Enactment of House Bill 542 — Tort Reform for Citizens and Business by the General Assembly in June lead to yet another big accomplishment for physicians and the business community of North Carolina. The new law included the “actual medicals” provision which requires that evidence of past medical expenses be limited to the amounts actually paid to satisfy medical bills. Evidence of outstanding medical bills are limited to the amounts necessary to satisfy those bills.
Other provisions of this law can be reviewed here.
Click here to read HB 542 Tort Reform for Citizens and Business.