By: Admin On: March 28, 2012 In: News Comments: 0

Union Leader March 28, 2012 The Connecticut Senate has passed a bill aimed at providing an alternative means of settling medical malpractice claims. The Senate voted in favor of Senate Bill 406, which would establish an “early offer” program for patients and their families who suffer injury or death...

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By: Admin On: March 28, 2012 In: News Comments: 0

Business Insurance March 28, 2012 fast military loans A 2003 Texas law that caps pain and suffering awards in healthcare lawsuits is constitutional, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. Plaintiffs in the case had claimed the Texas statutory cap on non-economic damages in healthcare liability actions, which was enacted...

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By: Admin On: March 23, 2012 In: News Comments: 2

Saugerties Post March 23, 2012 Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) today voted against a Republican-backed bill that would make it more difficult for victims of medical malpractice to seek just compensation for their injuries. The legislation would override existing state laws, placing a $250,000 cap on damages for physical impairment,...

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By: Admin On: March 23, 2012 In: News Comments: 0

Yes Magazine March 23, 2012 A long-running propaganda campaign has convinced a large segment of the U.S. population that “tort reform” – limiting damage awards, making it harder to sue, and limiting access to courts – is good for all of us. But the movie “Hot Coffee” looks at...

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ABC-Arizona March 23, 2012 cash advance capital one A bill making its way through Arizona’s legislature would limit awards of attorney fees in abuse cases involving the elderly and vulnerable adults. House Bill 2560 removes the ability for the court to order the payment of attorney fees in civil...

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By: Admin On: March 22, 2012 In: News Comments: 1

Care2 Causes March 22, 2012 1500 cash loanperaonal loansonline no fax payday advancenorth branch House Republicans have passed a deeply flawed and dangerous federal medical liability bill that limits injured patients’ ability to pursue claims against negligent providers as their assault on healthcare reform and patient protections continues. H.R....

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By: Admin On: March 22, 2012 In: News Comments: 0

ABA Journal my money now March 22, 2012 The American Bar Association has sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives objecting to “troubling tort reform language” in a bill regulating medical malpractice suits. The House debated the bill on Wednesday and will likely pass the...

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By: Admin On: March 20, 2012 In: News Comments: 1

Injury Board March 20, 2012 In a briefing paper sent to House Republican staff, a House Republican leader and the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Lamar Smith, misquotes Ronald Reagan on the subject of tort reform. Reagan spoke about tort reform only once in his career, and...

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By: Admin On: March 19, 2012 In: News Comments: 0

Modern Healthcare March 19, 2012 http://trivaris.com/piu/CIRQUEDEVOL.COM/SELIMAH/quick easy cash online The Public Citizen consumer advocacy organization is urging Congress to reject current medical tort reform legislation, calling it “deeply flawed.” Meanwhile, a Democratic member of the House is asking her GOP colleagues to disconnect the malpractice measure from legislation calling...

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By: Admin On: March 19, 2012 In: News Comments: 8

Injury Board March 19, 2012 Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips slams H.R. 5 in a post on the party’s website and a newsletter sent to members, saying, “The 10th Amendment does not say that the powers granted to the states can be usurped simply because the right party...

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