Professor Alberto Bernabe - The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
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.