By: Admin On: May 15, 2012 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Legal Intelligencer¬†¬† |¬†¬† May 15, 2012 Legislation that would limit plaintiffs’ ability to file personal injury suits in what are thought of as more plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions – so-called “venue shopping” – was scuttled during a reportedly heated Republican Caucus. A caucus source said the bill may still get a...

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By: Admin On: May 09, 2012 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Media Matters May 9, 2012 avail throughpersonal loan companies in maryland ALEC’s once murky agenda on corporate accountability and other economic issues has been exposed. It now falls to the media to cover these activities and prevent the organization from sinking back into the shadows from which ALEC promoted...

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By: Admin On: May 09, 2012 In: medmal, Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Think Progress May 9, 2012 Texas Gov. Rick Perry claims that Texas added 23,000 new doctors thanks to a tort reform law he signed in 2003; but a new academic study shows that the data simply does not back up this claim, finding that there is no evidence that...

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By: Admin On: May 04, 2012 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Nashua Telegraph May 4, 2012 House Bill 1778 has been referred to interim study, meaning that although not completely dead, the proposal won’t see the light of day this legislative session. The bill would require the losing party to pay the winning party’s attorney fees and court costs in...

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By: Admin On: May 03, 2012 In: MassTort, News Comments: 0

Philadelphia Inquirer May 3, 2012 There is a growing mountain of evidence that bills like these don’t help economic prosperity over the long term; they hurt it. Pennsylvanians must understand the importance of civil justice as the last, best protector of our health, safety, and economic security. fast cash...

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By: Admin On: May 03, 2012 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Connecticut News Junkie May 3, 2012 first time loansWWW.JOPARI.COM/DOWNLOADS/JOPARI/how do i apply for student loans A measure that would have modified how medical malpractice lawsuits are brought to court in Connecticut was defeated by five votes in the House, possibly on the strength of testimony from a Republican lawmaker...

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By: Admin On: May 03, 2012 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Pop Tort payday loan maryland May 3, 2012 In the latest round of looking at H.R. 5, the anti-patient medical malpractice/drug/nursing home bill, some members of Congress think stripping injured patients’ of their legal rights (so that Medicaid and Medicare must pay for their care instead) will save taxpayers...

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By: Admin On: May 01, 2012 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

San Antonio Express May 1, 2012 Almost a third of the roughly $1.6 million raised by a Texas Senate candidate came from the tort reform advocacy group Texans for Lawsuit Reform. Another $380,000 came from donors who are also major backers of TLR, arguably one of the most powerful...

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