A state appellate decision limiting damages in a medical malpractice case has plaintiffs attorneys contending it will make arbitration a less desirable option for resolving negligence cases.

The Florida 3rd District Court of Appeal on Wednesday concluded the state’s cap on noneconomic damages in arbitration cases lets victims receive up to $250,000 per claimant — but not per defendant.

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