other. This seems to be happening right now, not just in Missouri, but all across the country. The two issues that could be said to be in the ring are the national furor over Ebola in the U.S. and the political fights being waged over tort reform. In the latter corner, to cap or not to cap punitive awards is the big question.
Concern about Ebola is certainly understandable. While only one person in the U.S. has died of the disease, it has claimed thousands of lives in West Africa. The medical community knows how to treat patients with Ebola to give them a fighting chance at recovery, but there is no cure.