By: Admin On: September 30, 2015 In: Myths, News Comments: 0

Arizona Central, Sept. 25, 2015 According to the Journal of Patient Safety, each year in the United States between 210,000 and 400,000 people die because of preventable medical errors. That is equivalent to three jumbo jets crashing every day. Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in...

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By: Admin On: September 28, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

New York Times, Sept. 25, 2015 Ralph Nader’s American Museum of Tort Law has just opened in Connecticut. During a tour of the museum before its opening on Sunday, he said he hoped the museum would teach a new generation about the vital benefits of personal injury lawsuits and...

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

National Law Review, Sept. 18, 2015 A Circuit Court judge from Hamilton County, TN ruled recently that Tennessee’s $750,000 cap on certain civil awards is unconstitutional. This will likely trigger a Supreme Court review of the initial Tort Reform push that was started in 2011. This ruling is the...

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By: Admin On: September 21, 2015 In: medmal, tortreform Comments: 0

Indiana Public Media, September 10, 2015 Health care officials say they’re worried about the constitutionality of Indiana’s medical malpractice cap because it hasn’t been raised in more than 15 years. A legislative study committee Thursday examined the possibility of raising the limit on how much money malpractice victims can...

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By: Admin On: September 17, 2015 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

JD Supra, Sept. 14, 2015 We all have the right to safety, to know that if we are harmed, those responsible will be held accountable, regardless of their occupation. For years, insurance companies and lobbyists have tried to sway state legislators and the public to adopt tort reform to...

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By: Admin On: September 14, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Social Science Research Network, Sept. 16, 2015 The civil justice system has many repeat players with a deep interest in the civil justice system because they are often the target of personal injury lawsuits, most prominently product manufacturers and physicians, and the companies that insure them. Following a blueprint...

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By: Admin On: September 08, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

The IND, Aug. 31, 2015 With a budget that could reach $2 million, the newly-created Louisiana Lawsuit Fairness Committee may emerge in the coming weeks as one of the biggest players involved in this year’s state House and Senate races. While its focus will be on tort reform, LLFC...

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By: Admin On: September 02, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

The Telegraph, September 1, 2015 Two Madison County Board members have joined the Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW) in asking local legislators to support lawsuit reform at the state level. County Board members Tom McRae and Mick Madison, along with I-LAW executive director Travis Akin, spoke Tuesday to ask...

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