Medical Liability Reform- Mediation: S. 83 (2005)

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Required that prior to filing an action, the plaintiff must


Required that prior to filing an action, the plaintiff must file a Notice of Intent to File Suit, and the parties must participate in a court-supervised mediation.  If the matter is not resolved through mediation, the plaintiff may initiate the action within 60 days of the end of mediation or prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations, whichever is later.

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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.