2019 Code of Alabama
Title 6 - Civil Practice.
Chapter 5 - Actions.
Article 27 - Medical Liability Actions.
Section 6-5-483 - Elimination of ad damnum clause in complaints.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 6-5-483 (2019)
Section 6-5-483Elimination of ad damnum clause in complaints.

The ad damnum clause in complaints alleging medical liability shall be eliminated. Such complaints, in place of a claim for specific monetary damages, shall contain instead a general claim for relief. However, nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit or restrict an attorney from requesting or suggesting a specific sum to be awarded during the trial of any medical liability case.

(Acts 1975, No. 513, p. 148, §5.)
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