Contingent Fee Reform: HB 350 (1996).
Prohibits the assessment of contingent fees for expert witnesses. The
Prohibits the assessment of contingent fees for expert witnesses. 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).
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