Wisconsin Tort Reform: Judges now have less discretion in finding frivolousness, imposing sanctions
March 16, 2011
side note: Right now, Wisconsin is ground zero in the labor rights fight, but the villain Gov. Scott Walker pushed through a tort reform measure during an emergency session he called during his first week in office. Below is a synopsis by the Wisconsin Trial Bar of the tort reform… Continue reading...
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Rand Health Study: Investment in New Healthcare Quality Measures Needed as Cost-Cutting Strategies Grow
March 7, 2011
side note: With all the cost-cutting that is proposed at both federal and state levels, this is an especially prescient report. As the healthcare industry, employers and government officials seek to control the growth of health spending, new efforts are needed to develop and refine quality-of-care and other performance measures… Continue reading...
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