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Sunday, November 9, 2008

Tort Law Changes at Top of Oklahoma GOP's List

Oklahoma Republicans gained solid control of both legislative branches in last week's election.  The governor is still a Democrat, and one who vetoed liability changes last year, but legislators think they may now be able to get a veto-proof majorty. 

The previous version of the bill included caps on noneconomic damages and a requirement for clear and convincing evidence of intentional conduct or gross negligence in order for punitive damages to be awarded.


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