Medical Liability Reform: H.B. 270 (2016)

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Prohibits New Mexico courts from accepting lawsuits for care rendered


Prohibits New Mexico courts from accepting lawsuits for care rendered out-of-state, if the patient has consented to choice of law and jurisdiction.  The legislation applies to out-of-state physicians, physician groups, health care providers, hospitals, outpatient facilities and their employees.

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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.