By: Admin On: February 29, 2016 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Associated Press, Feb. 29, 2016 Medical malpractice victims would be able to receive more compensation under a bill passed by an Indiana House committee. The bill passed the Judiciary Committee 11-1 and would increase the cap on the amount victims can receive to keep up with inflation. The payment...

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By: Admin On: February 24, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Louisiana Record, Feb. 24, 2016 Republicans and tort reform advocates didn’t expect John Bel Edwards to win the governor’s race in Louisiana, but now people with an eye on the state’s history of litigation are paying close attention to see how the issue of tort reform will be handled...

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By: Admin On: February 22, 2016 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Arkansas Online, Feb. 20, 2016 One can make many solid criticisms of Courtney Goodson, who seeks to rise from associate justice to chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. I’ve endeavored diligently to make all of them. But for an out-of-state conservative group that seeks damage caps, pro-business rulings...

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By: Admin On: February 18, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Delaware Online, Feb. 17, 2016 An Ohio judge has denied DuPont’s motion to retry a case in which a federal jury ordered it to pay $1.6 million to a woman who claimed the company’s negligence caused her kidney cancer. Carla Bartlett, a West Virginia resident, was awarded the $1.6 million verdict...

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By: Admin On: February 16, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Columbia Tribune, Feb. 14, 2016 Big Business and industry are back at it, trying to take away your constitutional rights. They’re back pushing the same myth of “lawsuit abuse” to grant themselves immunity from negligence and from being held accountable for causing injury and death. The U.S. Chamber of...

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By: Admin On: February 12, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Lubbock Avalanche, Feb. 11, 2016 Harkey said the statute of limitations is two years for a medical malpractice claim in Texas. Unlike New Mexico, there are typically no extensions for the discovery of injuries. This means a person has two years to file a medical malpractice claim after the...

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By: Admin On: February 09, 2016 In: medmal, tortreform Comments: 0

The Tennessean, Feb. 3, 2016 The Tennessee General Assembly reconvened on Jan. 12 after being out of session since April, and state lawmakers face a full plate of pressing issues, from unfunded transportation projects to proposed criminal sentencing reform to what to do with a $600 million budget surplus....

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By: Admin On: February 03, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Commercial Appeal, Jan, 2016 Despite a series of tort-reform measures approved by lawmakers in recent years, Tennessee physicians say they need further protection — in the form of an amendment to the state constitution — against the threat of large awards in medical malpractice lawsuits. The Tennessee Medical Association...

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By: Admin On: February 03, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 1

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