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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Reforming No-Fault Auto Laws

Neil Alldredge (National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies) has an interesting article on reforming no-fault automobile laws, including specific recommendations for individual states.  Here's a sample:

Early on, many states experienced cost savings, and no-fault seemed full of promise. Over time, however, some states’ laws produced unintended negative consequences. While the system intended to clear the court dockets of minor lawsuits, court dockets have become more cluttered because of weak litigation thresholds.


November 2, 2011 in Legislation, Reforms, & Political News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

WSJ Profile of Ted Frank

Ted Frank of the Center for Class Action Fairness is profiled in the WSJ here and on the WSJ Blog
(Via Stier/Mass Tort Profs)


November 1, 2011 in MDLs and Class Actions | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, October 31, 2011

More Claims Filed in Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

WIBC reports that two more claims have been filed against the State of Indiana regarding the collapse of the stage at the state fair back in August.


October 31, 2011 in Current Affairs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)