Expert Evidence Reform: SB 308 (2008)
Requires a pre-trial motion requesting a hearing on expert evidence
Requires a pre-trial motion requesting a hearing on expert evidence to be filed 60 days prior to the trial date. Requires a judge to hold a hearing and give an oral or written reason for qualifying or disqualifying an expert witness and/or methodology within 30 days of trial. Also includes a “loser pay” provision.
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
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