By: Admin On: April 02, 2012 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

Texas Lawbook April 2, 2012 Civil jury trials are becoming rare in Texas. New statistics show that the right to “trial by jury” is quietly and steadily disappearing thanks to a mixture of tort reform laws and Texas appellate court decisions that have made it more difficult for parties...

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By: Admin On: April 02, 2012 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

News Works April 2, 2012 A report out today claims Philadelphia is home to “one of the finest and most successful urban trial courts in the country” — not a “Judicial Hellhole” as another group’s recent report asserted. The latest document by the group “Take Back Our Courts,” a...

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By: Admin On: April 02, 2012 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Insurance Journal April 2, 2012 The fate of Florida’s caps on damages in medical malpractice cases now rests with the state’s high court after attorneys on both sides of the issue debated whether the caps are constitutional. Enacted in 2003, the medical malpractice law places a $500,000 cap on...

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By: Admin On: April 01, 2012 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Stars and Stripes April 1, 2012 generation A medically retired airman filed suit against the U.S. government Friday in Texas, contending military surgeons so badly botched a routine gallbladder procedure that his legs had to be amputated to save his life. The case is the latest challenge to the...

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By: Admin On: March 23, 2012 In: News, tortreform Comments: 0

ABC-Arizona March 23, 2012 cash advance capital one A bill making its way through Arizona’s legislature would limit awards of attorney fees in abuse cases involving the elderly and vulnerable adults. House Bill 2560 removes the ability for the court to order the payment of attorney fees in civil...

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