HB 2556 (concerning immunity for free health care services) (1990)
limits physician and health care facility liability related to the
limits physician and health care facility liability related to the delivery of infants under certain emergency care situations if the patient was not previously treated for the pregnancy by the physician, a group practice of the physician, or the physician assistant and nurse midwife with whom the physician had an agreement. (Unless elements are proved by clear and convincing evidence, the licensed health care facility is not liable to the female patient, the child or children delivered or their families for medical malpractice related to labor or delivery.)
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
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois