Actions and Suits in Particular Cases

ORS 30.650
Award of noneconomic damages

Noneconomic damages, as defined in ORS 31.710 (Noneconomic damages), may not be awarded to an adult in custody in an action against a public body unless the adult in custody has established that the adult in custody suffered economic damages, as defined in ORS 31.710 (Noneconomic damages). [1999 c.657 §6; 2019 c.213 §10]

Notes of Decisions

Limitation on recovery of noneconomic damages by incarcerated plaintiff does not violate section 10, section 17 or section 20, Article I, or section 3, Article VII (Amended) of Oregon Constitution. Voth v. State of Oregon, 190 Or App 154, 78 P3d 565 (2003), Sup Ct review denied


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