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Medical Liability Reform: A Case Study of Mississippi
Mississippi enacted medical negligence and other tort reform legislation that generally became effective for causes of action filed on or after January 1, 2003, and September 1, 2004. Data regardingExpand
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A Proposal for Federal Product Liability Reform In The New Millenium
The federal product liability reform effort has a long and checkered history. Over the past two decades, attempts at reform have spanned Republican and Democratic Congresses and Administrations. InExpand
RAND Institute for Civil Justice report on the abuse of medical diagnostic practices in mass tort litigation: lessons learned from the 'phantom' silica epidemic that may deter litigation screening
In June 2005, United States District Court Judge Janis Graham Jack of the Southern District of Texas issued a landmark opinion declaring that all but one of ten thousand cases aggregated for pretrialExpand
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Punitive Damages Reform-State Legislatures Can and Should Meet the Challenge Issued by the Supreme Court of the United States in Haslip
Introduction .............................................. 1366 I. The Purpose and History of Punitive Damages .......... 1368 II. The Political Battle in Reform .......................... 1370 III.Expand
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Efforts to Improve the Asbestos Litigation Environment: The Garlock Bankruptcy Order and What It Means for Defense Counsel
For The Defense ■ May 2014 ■ Mark Behrens co-chairs Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.’s Washington, D.C.-based Public Policy Group and is a DRI member. He has written extensively about asbestos litigationExpand
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