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Georgia adopted reforms of the tort laws regarding medical malpractice in 2005. However some doctors believe that these changes did not go far enough in addressing the issue of medical malpractice lawsuits in the state. They...more
The American Association of Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) has launched a new campaign to educate consumers about their rights to bring civil suits to redress wrongs including medical...more
2012 Voter’ s Guide to State Judicial Elections - Flood of Money, Negative Ads Threaten Right to Fair Trial
Three darkly silhouetted “murderers” describe their gruesome crimes, and then tell viewers that “Judge Thomas...more
Since 2003, Texas has enforced a strict cap on damages awarded through medical malpractice cases. Texas is one example of how tort reforms hurt the public and strengthen the insurance industry. A recent report on the changes...more
In This Issue:
- Power Kept in Check
- 5 Myths that Trick Americans
- Conservative Opposes Tort Reform
Excerpt from: Protect Your Seventh Amendment Rights - Our Constitutional Liberties Are Threatened by...more
California trial lawyers have made no secret of their intent to nullify the Howell v. Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc. decision with new legislation this year.
If Howell is nullified or restricted by legislation this...more
The proper role of US courts in policing conduct abroad is commanding the Supreme Court’s attention and may soon command that of Congress. Since 1789, the Alien Torts Claims Act (“ATCA”) has long conferred jurisdiction upon...more
Craig Grigonis, a third generation insulation installer in Michigan, watched his father die in 1987 of mesothelioma, a deadly form of cancer with one known cause: exposure to asbestos.
Before he died, his father James,...more
Today, Governor Mark Dayton vetoed four lawsuit reform bills passed by the Legislature this week. The four bills—SF 149, SF 373, SF 429, and SF 530—would change how Minnesotans are able to sue corporations and...more
This is part three of a three-part series. Part one and part two appeared previously this week.
When Ronald Sanders’ wife died of brain damage in a hospital in 2005, he sued neurologist Iftekhar Ahmed. The doctor had...more
Part one of a three-part series.
There is a battle being fought at the highest levels of government over your right to file a medical malpractice or defective drug lawsuit. On the one hand are pro-business groups that...more
Since 1950, U.S. veterans have been unable to make claims for medical malpractice committed in military hospitals. This seemingly unfair rule was decided in a U.S. Supreme Court case referred to by the Plaintiff’s name,...more
Readers know that tort reform is an important issue we have posted on before, at the federal and state level. Latest update: Tennessee recently enacted reform legislation that will, among other things, limit the amount of...more
A favorite whipping boy of the medical industrial complex is the alleged wave of lawsuits that need to be squashed for freedom to reign once more in America. Now, a new documentary airing on HBO exposes the truth behind...more
In a recent case, a Dayton-based managed health care organization, CareSource, agreed to pay $26 million to settle claims alleging CareSource defrauded the federal government. Two former employees brought whistleblower...more
Dear President Obama:
On March 1, 2010, the undersigned five survivors of medical negligence and family members had the honor of meeting with the White House Office of Public Engagement about the issue of medical...more
Efforts in Sacramento to put a cap on the recovery of punitive damages were stomped out on May 4, 2010, as a party-line vote killed pending tort reform legislation in the Assembly’s Judiciary Committee.
For the third time in recent years, the Illinois Supreme Court has rejected the State legislatures attempt to limit the rights of those who have been harmed by negligent doctors and hospitals.
This most recent decision...more
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