By: Admin On: February 10, 2017 In: News, tortreform, Uncategorized Comments: 0

The Missouri Times Feb. 7, 2017 The passage and signing of right-to-work into law overshadowed almost everything else occurring in the Capitol. However, House Republicans also passed two important tort reform measures last week previously stymied in other years by Gov. Jay Nixon. Rep. Joe Don McGaugh’s collateral source...

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

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By: Admin On: March 20, 2015 In: News, Uncategorized Comments: 0

No proposed constitutional amendments are expected to be referred to voters during this session, legislative leaders said Thursday. During each regular session, the Legislature can refer up to three proposed constitutional amendments to the next general election ballot. The co-chairmen of the Joint Committee on Constitutional Amendments said Thursday...

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By: Admin On: January 07, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

New York Times, Jan. 5, 2015 The failure of General Motors to take appropriate actions when it learned that a defective ignition switch in vehicles it sold caused the injuries and deaths of innocent people speaks volumes about corporate morality and accountability. That is why plaintiffs must be able...

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By: Admin On: October 20, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Daily Mail, Oct. 14, 2014 “Texas tort-reform measures have made it one of the hardest places in the United States to sue over medical errors, especially those that occurred in the emergency room . To bring a civil claim in Texas over an emergency-room error, including malpractice, plaintiffs have...

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By: Admin On: October 16, 2014 In: News, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Oct. 14, 2014 “A tree fell on Greg Abbott,” the ad’s narrator intones. Abbott, the Republican gubernatorial candidate and current Texas attorney general, was partially paralyzed in 1984 after being struck by a falling tree while jogging. In text superimposed over the empty wheelchair, the ad notes...

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By: Admin On: August 11, 2014 In: News, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Consumer Watch Dog, July 30, 2014 The medical malpractice insurance industry and hospitals are the biggest force bankrolling the campaign against a patient safety initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot, pumping in more than two-thirds of the$41 million war chest amassed by Proposition 46 foes, according to campaign finance disclosure documents. Read...

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By: Admin On: July 21, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Digital Journal, July 17, 2014 Proposition 46 would also index for inflation a $250,000 cap on human suffering damages in medical malpractice lawsuits that was enacted in California in 1975 and has never been adjusted for inflation. Read more…

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By: Admin On: July 01, 2014 In: News, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Houston Business Journal, June 16, 2014 When the Texas Legislature passed legislation in 2003 capping noneconomic damages at $250,000 per defendant, or up to $750,000 per incident, Gray thinks the legislature went too far. Watch the video to see more. Read more…

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By: Admin On: May 20, 2014 In: News, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Legal Newsline, May 19, 2014 Supreme Court justices in Florida may have given plaintiffs attorneys a reason to try to strike down legislatively imposed limits on non-economic damages in other states, a law professor and plaintiffs attorney agree. In March, the Florida Supreme Court struck down the $1 million...

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