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Richard Corriere's "In Their Own Words." Rick Perry on Immediate Fixes to Healthcare

Richard Corriere’s “In Their Own Words.” Rick Perry on Immediate Fixes to Healthcare

“And since 2003 when we put the most sweeping Tort reform in the nation in place — in that decade, we have had amazing expansion of access to healthcare. 97 more words

2016 Presidential Election

A Different Perspective On Mass Torts.

The Lucrative Mass Torts Scam That Wasn’t, by Max Kennerly, Esq., Litigation and Trial, The Law Blog of Plaintiff’s Lawyer Max Kennerly


The lawsuit brought by financier Amir Shenaq against mass-torts law firm AkinMears has made the rounds of the tort reform blogs (e.g., …

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The Nightmare of Section 487


Most lawyers are generally familiar with the standards of practice, departures from which make them vulnerable to claims of legal malpractice.*  Unlike their bretheren in the medical profession who have felt under attack for decades from lawyers who sued them for medical malpractice, leading to a nationwide effort for tort reform, because lawyers in essence make up the rules, they have been insulated from the kind of “crisis” affecting the medical field.  1,121 more words

Bashian & Farber

Lawsuit Abuse: We're #3! (From the Bottom)

Mark Fitton at the Illinois News Network just published a story about a recent poll published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform exploring how fair and reasonable the states’ tort liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. 509 more words

Bruce Rauner

Send Lawyers, Guns, and Money...

Bill Myers

Washington, D.C.—Good morning, ProviderNation. The great glossy has arrived. Yes, for all you Millennials (and Robin Hillier), there was a time when you could… 453 more words

Long Term Care

Missouri Senate Bill 239 – Reinstatement of Damage Caps In Medical Malpractice Cases

When evaluating a claim for medical malpractice, the potential exposure is a key consideration for both health care provider and defense counsel.  Until recently, plaintiffs could receive unlimited non-economic damages awards in medical malpractice lawsuits for personal injury filed in Missouri.  777 more words

Missouri Law