MOORE V. MOBILE INFIRMARY ASSN, 592 SO.2D 156 (ALA. 1991)
Patient appealed from judgment of the Circuit Court, Mobile County, No. CV-89-1030, Braxton L. Kittrell, J., reducing amount of damages awarded to her in medical malpractice case. The Supreme Court, Adams, J., held that: (1) statute setting a $400,000 limit on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases violated right to trial by jury under Alabama Constitution, and (2) statute violated equal protection guarantees of Alabama Constitution. Reversed and remanded with directions.