By: Admin On: August 29, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Idaho State Journal, August 16, 2014 As an example, Winmill walked through the famous McDonald’s coffee case where a jury in New Mexico awarded a woman millions of dollars in 1994 after she spilled hot coffee on her lap. Winmill said organized forces in favor of tort reform spread...

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By: Admin On: August 27, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Montana Public Radio, August 27, 2014 The importance and success of our civil justice system cannot be overlooked, especially now that this very system is under continual assault by corporate America. At a time when Americans increasingly sense an erosion of personal responsibility in society, our civil justice system...

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By: Admin On: August 25, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

New York Times, August 20, 2014 In Sandeep Jauhar’s arresting memoir about the realities of practicing medicine in America, “Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician,” he describes an interaction he has with a patient at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he is the director of the heart...

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By: Admin On: August 20, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Register-Citizen, July 29, 2014 “The site plan application for Ralph Nader’s American Museum of Tort Law was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night… A five-time candidate for the U.S. presidency, Nader has spent much of his life focusing on consumer protection. He based his seminal 1965...

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By: Admin On: August 18, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Albuquerque Journal, August 15, 2014 “A Nevada physician’s call for reform of medical malpractice laws appeared here recently. Citing a maelstrom of evils, mostly laid at the feet of lawyers, the good doctor concludes, “We all win if meaningful malpractice reform can become the law of the land.” He’s...

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By: Admin On: August 14, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Columbus Dispatch, August 13, 2014 “A Franklin County jury has awarded $1.8 million to the family of a 30-year-old man who died after surgery in 2010. The jurors found that Dr. Adam M. Zochowski of Columbus and his medical group, Central Ohio Surgical Associates Inc., were negligent in assessing...

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By: Admin On: August 11, 2014 In: News, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Consumer Watch Dog, July 30, 2014 The medical malpractice insurance industry and hospitals are the biggest force bankrolling the campaign against a patient safety initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot, pumping in more than two-thirds of the$41 million war chest amassed by Proposition 46 foes, according to campaign finance disclosure documents. Read...

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By: Admin On: August 08, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Dallas Morning News, July 31, 2014 When Baylor Regional Medical Center in Plano was accused of protecting a neurosurgeon whose patients died or were maimed, it got some outside help from Attorney General Greg Abbott. Abbott has intervened in three federal cases on the hospital’s side. He says he’s...

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By: Admin On: August 06, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Washington Examiner, August 6, 2014 In the months leading up to November, millions of dollars will be spent to persuade voters to do one thing that California courts and legislators have refused to do – inflate the cap on damages in medical malpractice lawsuits. Adhering to the motto “if...

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By: Admin On: August 02, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Washington Examiner, July 23, 2014 A landmark act constraining the amount of money plaintiffs attorneys and their clients can reap from medical malpractice lawsuits has come under fire by California trial lawyers – an expensive battle that may end up spreading to other states. Enacted in 1975, the Medical...

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