Medical Liability Reform: A.B. 139 (2013)
Creates a clear reasonable standard for physicians when providing patients
Creates a clear reasonable standard for physicians when providing patients with information about the risks and benefits of reasonable alternate treatment. Directly addresses a Wisconsin Supreme Court (Jandre v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund) by making it clear that a negligent diagnosis claim is separate from an informed consent claim.
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.
The U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to rein in state court rulings that impose liability on pharmaceutical companies that go beyond, and even contradict, the federal regulatory process of the FDA, according to Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association. He explains why it is imperative the high court review a case involving Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
Governor Jim Justice signs four key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system
State Senator from Shreveport-Bossier seeks to curb over-the-top, dishonest ads
Bill on seat belt admissibility heads to Governor