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I have been around long enough to see a lot of tort reform come.  Significantly the workers’ compensation reform (which was challenged as being unconstitutional) in 1991, and the medical malpractice reform. 80 more words

Fixing a Broken System

Taking the First Step to Improve Missouri’s Toxic Legal Climate #momiracle

St. Louis, Missouri is now getting national recognition as the number one “judicial hellhole” in the country. 317 more words

Economic Development

Putting People Back To Work

The statewide call to bring opportunity back #momiracle

Have you ever sat in a three-legged stool that wobbled? I cannot recall ever having done so. People much smarter than me, and with a bunch of letters behind their names, say that a three-legged stool is sturdy because three points of contact form a plane and provide stability in all three dimensions.  304 more words

Economic Development

Savings from 'Tort Reform' are Mythical - LA Times

Tort reform is the rallying cry of politicians to combat what they see as “frivolous lawsuits.” The have convinced a large portion of the public that insurance companies deserve better protections than everyday people. 284 more words

Personal Injury

Healthcare Anyone?

The problem with healthcare is healthcare and not insurance.  25% of the entire 2015 Federal budget was tagged for healthcare costs.  The Affordable Care Act was intended to provide health insurance for everyone and was inaptly coined the ‘Affordable Care Act’.   691 more words


"Hot Coffee" lawsuit comes up again in jury selection in Mississippi.

Over the last month, I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in two civil trials in Mississippi.  One was in extremely conservative Lee county in northeast Mississippi and the other in the moderate, yet conservative, Oktibbeha County in east central Mississippi.   1,367 more words