Medical Liability Reform: H.B. 112 (2002)


Added “health care facility” to the definition of “health care

Added “health care facility” to the definition of “health care provider” in the Health Care Malpractice Act.  The law assured that the state’s medical liability reforms apply to nursing care facilities and residential assisted living facilities.

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SCOTUS Should Affirm Federal Law Supremacy With FDA Authority Case

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.