|Initiative seeks to raise medical malpractice cap|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
LOS ANGELES — Voters could make California the first state to require many doctors to submit to random drug and alcohol tests, a safeguard that has long been in place for pilots, police officers and others who must stay clear-eyed on the job.
While supporters are promoting that aspect of Proposition 46, it is not the initiative’s most contentious provision.
If approved by voters, it also would lift the ceiling on damages for pain and suffering caused by medical negligence, something that has been sought for decades by trial lawyers.
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