Saturday, January 26, 2013

Comments on the effect of "tort reform" legislation in Texas

Tort reformers always say their goal is to eliminate frivolous lawsuits. Yet, as I have often argued, another goal is to make it much more difficult for plaintiffs with valid claims.  Recently, the New York Times published a story critical of the effects of the tort reform legislation in Texas which clearly has had this effect.  The PopTort blog has a comment on the story here.

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