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Friday, January 11, 2019

KY: Bill Would Amend Constitution to Allow Tort Reform

Sen. Ralph Alvarado has filed a bill to amend Kentucky's constitution to allow the General Assembly to create statutes of limitation for civil actions involving death, personal injury and property damage and to set limits on non-economic damages in civil cases.  Last year a similar bill failed to get out of committee.  Sen. Alvarado was the sponsor of the medical malpractice panels law that was enacted in 2017 and struck down by the Kentucky Supreme Court in November.  Louisville Business First has the story.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2019/01/ky-bill-would-amend-constitution-to-allow-tort-reform.html

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