Prisoner Lawsuit Reform: SB 109 (2000)
Prohibits an inmate from filing a lawsuit until all administrative
Prohibits an inmate from filing a lawsuit until all administrative remedies against the facility have been exhausted. Allows the facility sixty days to complete these remedies. Permits certain court proceedings to occur at the inmates place of incarceration by telephone or video conference. Requires an inmakte to pay for all court filing fees. Upon finding that an inmate filed a frivolous suit, time earned for good behavior may be forfeited. Any award to an inmate shall be paid to any outstanding court-ordered payments pending against the inmate.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
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