TITLE

Tort law battlegrounds stretch from East to West coasts

AUTHOR(S)
Hofmann, Mark A.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Business Insurance;11/3/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 44, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the efforts of tort reform advocates in the U.S. to look for new opportunities to restore balance to the civil justice system. For example, they have boosted efforts in some states, such as New Jersey, where a tort reform organization formed in October 2007. Marcus Rayner of the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance said one of its biggest challenge is blocking efforts to allow unlimited emotional damages in wrongful death cases. John H. Sullivan of the Civil Justice Association of California cites some of their victories.
ACCESSION #
35235893

 

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