Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 538
Tort Actions Based on Improper Health Care


Rsmo Number Section Description
Chapter Cross Reference
Prejudgment interest allowed in tort cases when, procedure, amount, 408.040
Time limitation to bring malpractice actions, 516.105
538.205 Definitions.
538.210. No common law cause of action--limitation on noneconomic damages--jury not to be informed of limit--limit--punitive damages, requirements--annual increase on damages limit, amount--nonseverability clause.
538.215. Damage itemization by trier of fact--excess noneconomic damages to be reduced by court.
538.220. Damages, how paid--security required for future damage payments, when, duration--attorney's fees--death of judgment creditor, effect.
538.225. Affidavit by a health care provider certifying merit of case--legally qualified health care provider, defined--content filed, when--failure to file, effect--in camera review, when.
538.228. Immunity from civil liability for certain health care professionals and entities, when.
538.229. Certain statements, writings, and benevolent gestures inadmissible, when--definitions.
538.232. Venue for certain actions against health care providers, where.
538.235. Laws applicable to what actions.
538.300. Certain laws not applicable to sections 538.205 to 538.230.
538.305. Applicability to causes of action, when.

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