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Shedding light on our civil justice system
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Hi. I will be on vacation until the end of August, 2012 and will not be checking this email. For urgent Center for Justice & Democracy matters, please contact Daniel Albanese, daniel@centerjd.org. Thanks so much and have a great summer. Joanne Doroshow
If you go to the hospital or see a doctor in California and you end up badly injured because the doctor was incompetent or the hospital was unsafe, you should be able to do something about it. You should be able to take the health care provider to court and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2012 at Caps Harm California
If you or a family member are badly hurt because a big company acted recklessly, you should be able to take that company to court and be fully compensated. But in Colorado, you can’t. That’s because Colorado lawmakers have enacted some of the harshest laws in the nation limiting the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at Caps Harm Colorado
In 1976, Nebraska’s medical and insurance lobbies argued that establishing “caps” or severe overall limits on compensation to injured patients was the only way to reduce periodically high malpractice insurance rates and keep doctors practicing. As a result of this lobbying, Nebraska succumbed to political pressure and enacted an overall... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Caps Harm Nebraska