By: Admin On: October 26, 2015 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Legal Examiner, Oct. 22, 2015 The court system exists to afford justice to those who are wronged by the negligence and/or recklessness of others. Tort reform and damages restrictions may sound good until you are the one who is wronged. A familiar American aphorism is “Fool me once, shame on...

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By: Admin On: October 23, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Claims Journal, Oct. 23, 2015 A lawyer for the family of a woman who died after a heart operation argued Wednesday to the Missouri Supreme Court that state law limiting how much they can receive in damages is unconstitutional. The case could strike another blow to the state’s medical...

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

CNN Money, Oct. 19, 2015 The findings, published this week in Aon’s annual benchmark analysis of hospital and professional liability, show the average cost of closed claims with indemnity reached an historic high of $463,000 in 2012 and has stayed at that elevated level since: in 2014 it stood...

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By: Admin On: October 12, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Boston Globe, Oct. 12, 2015 Tort law is a term to make the eyes of non-lawyers glaze over — and of lot of lawyers too. With a basis in English common law, it refers to civil rather than criminal cases. Tort law allows injured parties to file suit against...

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By: Admin On: October 09, 2015 In: auto, MassTort, medmal, tortreform Comments: 0

Legal Examiner, Oct. 8, 2015 Tort reform keeps rearing its ugly head; here is yet another case where a plaintiff was denied full adjudication by a jury of his/her peers because of a legislative capped recovery. A North Carolina jury awarded a woman more than $7.5 million, $3.24 million...

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By: Admin On: October 07, 2015 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Politico, Oct. 6, 2015 While on sabbatical back in 2003, I came up with the idea of writing a graphic novel about the law of torts. At that point, Nader had already floated the idea of a tort museum, and my project was imagined as a tour through it....

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