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Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Formed in House of Representatives

On Feb. 10, Representatives Bob Good-latte and Dan Boren announced the creation of a bipartisan legal reform caucus, the Congressional Civil Justice Caucus. Goodlatte and Boren will serve as co-chairs of the newly formed caucus. According to the congressmen, the … Continue reading

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President Obama Starts Drive For Medical Malpractice Reforms

President Obama is calling for ste-level tort reforms, but stops short of endorsing damage caps. Continue reading

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Mediation Now Mandatory in Connecticut Medical Malpractice Cases

Connecticut recently enacted a law requiring those in a medical malpractice lawsuit attend at least one session of mandatory mediation prior to moving forward with the action. Continue reading

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