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Polls Reveal Majority of Americans Against Limiting Non-Economic Damages in Medical Malpractice & Nursing Home Lawsuits

Public Policy Polling (PPP) recently released data from phone polls conducted in late March on the topic of H.R. 1215, a House bill that will be voted on in the next several weeks. H.R. 1215 seeks to limit non-economic damages to $250,000 in medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, prescription and OTC drug and medical device…

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AAJ STATEMENT ON HOUSE VOTE TO PASS BILL TARGETING RIGHTS OF CONSUMERS, WORKERS, AND VICTIMS OF ASBESTOS POISONING

Posted March 10 2017 Sammi Swing samantha.swing@justice.org (202) 944-2806 AAJ STATEMENT ON HOUSE VOTE TO PASS BILL TARGETING RIGHTS OF CONSUMERS, WORKERS, AND VICTIMS OF ASBESTOS POISONING Senate must reject “Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act” Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda…

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Oral Argument Transcript, Coventry v. Nevils (FEHBA)

Posted March 10 2017 Roger Baron www.erisawithprofessorbaron.com Oral Argument Transcript, Coventry v. Nevils (FEHBA)  On Monday of this week, the U.S. Supreme Court entertained Oral Argument in Coventry v. Nevils, the case in which the Missouri Supreme Court upheld Missouri’s Anti-Subrogation law so as to deny subrogation in a FEHBA (Federal Employees Health Benefits Act)…