By: Admin On: April 25, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

NJ.com, April 25, 2016 But this notwithstanding, the trend today is to limit someone’s right to take something into court. It comes in the fine print — the terms and conditions or the terms of service. If you read that far, you might get something like “I do hereby...

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By: Admin On: April 20, 2016 In: medmal, tortreform Comments: 0

St. Louis Public Radio, April 20, 2016 The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that allows caps on some damages in wrongful death lawsuits. Shannon Dodson died five years ago at Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis County after an artery was punctured during a heart...

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

Boston Globe, April 17, 2016 …But lawyers for the gun manufacturer countered that their clients are shielded by a 2005 law affording sweeping protection for gun manufacturers and dealers. The law, called the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms act, is an ill-considered attempt at tort reform enacted by...

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By: Admin On: April 13, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

The Pop Tort, April 12, 2016 …“Caps on damages,” and especially the often-discussed “$250,000 cap on non-economic damages” is, as Kevin Drum put it in Mother Jones, “the worst possible kind” of tort reform. That’s because a cap like that “affects only the biggest, most serious cases.” Moreover, when...

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By: Admin On: April 11, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Huffington Post, April 8, 2016 I founded the first consumer organization in the nation with an exclusive mission to halt and reverse the momentum for so-called “tort reform”- laws that limit everyday people’s access to the civil courts. That same year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce created its Institute...

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By: Admin On: April 07, 2016 In: Myths, tortreform Comments: 0

UALR Public Radio, April 1, 2016 The Arkansas attorney general has certified the ballot title for a proposed constitutional amendment that would require the General Assembly to limit damages in medical lawsuits, but its health provider backers are pulling that amendment in favor of another they say will be...

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By: Admin On: April 04, 2016 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

LawFirmNewsWire.com, April 1, 2016 …“It is very important for our elected representatives to hear from victims of negligence,” said Paul Greenberg, a prominent Chicago wrongful death attorney with Briskman Briskman & Greenberg. “Tort reform proponents make the outrageous claim that a successful personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit is...

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