A surgical resident on the hook for a $23 million malpractice award

The case was decided in Wisconsin before caps were in place:

Angela Beauchaine, a resident in training at the hospital, was the only doctor sued in connection with the girl’s death who was not covered by state malpractice award limits that shield fully licensed doctors. Tort reforms a decade ago capped awards, making doctors liable for far less in damages than Beauchaine faced.

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