Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Report on the effects of tort reform in Texas

Texas governor and presidential hopeful Rick Perry has argued repeatedly how we need tort reform to improve the economy.  As you think about this, take a look at the recent on the effects of tort reform in Texas by Texas Watch, a consumer advocacy group.  It starts like this: "Over the last decade, Governor Rick Perry has presided over a series of radical legislative proposals that, under the guise of so-called tort “reform,” reward those who needlessly endanger our communities at the expense of families and small business owners. This report details the impact this corporate immunity agenda has had on Texans of all walks of life."  Go here (or here) to read the full report.

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