Health Care Malpractice Act: S.B. 145 (2010)
Created a statute of repose that requires all claims to
Created a statute of repose that requires all claims to be brought within 10 years or they are barred. Placed limitations on noneconomic damages of $350,000 for causes of action arising after May 15, 2010. Required an affidavit of merit from a health care professional in order to proceed with an action, if they received a non-meritorious finding from the pre-litigation panel. Limited the liability of a health care provider, in certain circumstances, for the acts or omissions of an ostensible agent.
This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
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ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system