By: Admin On: August 31, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Business Report, August 28, 2015 It’s being billed to donors as the nonpartisan rebirth of the Louisiana Committee For A Republican Majority and organizers expect to have a budget of as much as $2 million to work with to influence the fall elections. Created by businessman Boysie Bollinger, the...

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By: Admin On: August 27, 2015 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Washington Post, August 25, 2015 “…An estimated 400,000 a year people who die in the United States of preventable medical errors, the third-leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. But the families say they could have known much more if cameras had been installed in the operating...

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By: Admin On: August 24, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

WRIC, August 23, 2015 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia residents have been billed tens of thousands of dollars to pay for donations the state’s most powerful electricity company has made to politically connected charities, according to company records obtained by The Associated Press. Recent Dominion Resources Inc. donations subsidized...

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By: Admin On: August 19, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Washington Post, August 18, 2015 A study from the American Medical Society found similar results in 2010, but its authors argued that the disparity is the result of male physicians being concentrated in positions with the highest number of claims — such as general surgeons or surgical sub-specialists. Female doctors were more heavily concentrated in positions such as pediatricians...

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By: Admin On: August 15, 2015 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Salt Lake Tribune, August 14, 2015 Nearly three decades ago, the Utah Legislature imposed a cap on noneconomic damages, such as loss of companionship, in medical malpractice cases. But there was a problem: In amending the Utah Health Care Malpractice Act in 1986 to set the limit, lawmakers never...

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By: Admin On: August 11, 2015 In: Myths, News Comments: 0

Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2015 New York Daily News journalist Alyssa Katz has troubled to write a book about one particular lobby, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She says in her subtitle that the Chamber has fostered “the corporate capture of American life.” But by Ms. Katz’s own...

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By: Admin On: August 03, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Business Report, August 3, 2015 While the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and the state chapter of Americans For Prosperity have already made big splashes in the legislative election pool, other groups are gearing up to play in the races as well. Shipbuilding magnate Boysie Bollinger is said...

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