Collateral Source Rule Reform: HB 350 (1996).
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments, including
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments, including workers’ compensation benefits, but only if there is no right of subrogation attached or the plaintiff has not paid a premium for the insurance. The comprehensive 1996 tort reform law violated the doctrine of separation of powers and one-subject provision of the State Constitution. State ex rel. Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers v. Sheward, 715 N.E.2d 1062 (Ohio 1999).
2019 Opioid Ruling Overturned
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity