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Byline: JONATHAN MAZE
Because of a reporter's error, a story about the medical malpractice bill on Page 1A of Tuesday's editions of The Post and Courier gave the wrong information on what damages may be limited. The bill signed into law by Gov. Mark Sanford only limits non-economic damages such as pain and suffering.
Gov. Mark Sanford on Monday signed into law a bill limiting the amount of money victims of medical mistakes can be awarded in malpractice lawsuits.
"What this bill is fundamentally about is lowering the cost of medicine," Sanford told about 100 people gathered outside Roper Hospital's emergency room entrance in downtown Charleston. "It's fundamentally about having medicine practiced by doctors, not by lawyers."
Roper is home to some of the loudest …