Rural Health Care Act: H.B. 18 (1989)
Requires that juries be instructed that a bad medical outcome
Requires that juries be instructed that a bad medical outcome does not necessarily justify a finding of negligence. Requires that expert witnesses be practicing physicians. Indemnifies physicians with a case load of 10% or more charity cases. Note: under the Act, OB-GYN’s and emergency room physicians would be indemnified for the first $100,000 and all physicians meeting the patient load, risk management and insurance requirements would be
indemnified for the first $25,000.
This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
The Trial Lawyer Playbook report serves as a call to action, promoting transparency, accountability, and fairness in the legal system.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system