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#177464 Nov 2, 2013
Publish on Heritage Foundation

July 26, 2013
Ten Years of Tort Reform in Texas: A Review

By Joseph Nixon and Texas Public Policy Foundation

Abstract
Ten years of tort reform have provided greater access to health care and helped make Texas the nation’s leading job producer. Indeed, by recognizing the causal connection between economic prosperity and efficient, fair courts, the Texas legislature passed and Governor Rick Perry signed House Bill 4 (HB4)—powerful tort reform legislation that is the foundation of the Texas economic miracle. Yet, despite the awesome economic growth and increased access to health care triggered by HB4, members of the trial bar are still working to overturn this reform. While Texans should stand their ground and rebuff efforts to undo HB4’s successful tort reforms, all Americans should take notice of Texas’s remarkable transformation and look to enact similar reforms in their own states.

The causal connection between economic prosperity and efficient, fair courts is stronger than most people realize. The simple fact is that free people using free markets need a strong judicial system: Fair markets require fair courts. The freedoms and rights enumerated in the U.S. Constitution can be guaranteed only through the justice system. For instance, personal property rights need to be protected. Contracts need to be enforced or damages paid. People need to be able to rely on product safeties and warranties.

Without an effective judicial system, our freedoms and our free enterprise system decay: Rights become uncertain, contracts are ambiguous, and personal property loses value. Simply put, strong, fair courts equal certainty. Arbitrary justice equals economic inefficiency and comes with a huge cost to America’s economic system.

Americans’ rights need to be protected through a well-balanced system. While those who have been harmed need a fair and adequate remedy, individuals who have done no wrong need to be protected from those seeking unjust damages. And those who have done nothing wrong have the right to keep their money and to have their lack of responsibility for any alleged injury suffered by a plaintiff adjudicated quickly.
A Judicial Hellhole

Ten years ago, Texas was known as one of the nation’s “judicial hellholes.”[1] The state’s system of justice allowed for laws to be applied arbitrarily. Enforcement of personal property rights and contracts varied depending on which local court had the case. Furthermore, certain counties had bad reputations regardless of the court. Judicial outcomes often depended on which attorney was before which judge in which county. Equal enforcement of the state’s laws was simply not a certainty upon which a citizen could rely.
Ten years ago, Texas was known as one of the nation’s “judicial hellholes.” Equal enforcement of the state’s laws was simply not a certainty upon which a citizen could rely.

This problem was not new to Texas. Thirty years before Texas was proclaimed a judicial hellhole, the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker empowered Page Keeton, the well-respected dean of the University of Texas Law School, to study the problem and offer legally sound solutions. In 1975, the Keeton Commission proposed the state’s first cap on medical malpractice damages.[2] In order to stem the adverse effects of litigation on doctors, the Texas legislature passed its first tort reform law in 1977, establishing a cap on all medical malpractice damages except medical expenses.[3]

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#177465 Nov 2, 2013
Yep, get hit by a hotdog at a ball game, SUE!!!

Fan injured by hot dog suing Kansas City Royals despite ‘baseball rule’
Published November 01, 2013 Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo.– If it had been a foul ball or broken bat that struck John Coomer in the eye as he watched a Kansas City Royals game, it's unlikely the courts would have forced the team to pay for the surgeries and suffering he's endured

But because it was a hot dog thrown by the team mascot -- behind the back, no less -- he just may have a case.

The Missouri Supreme Court is weighing whether the "baseball rule" ----------
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/11/01/fan-inju...

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

Bristol, CT

#177466 Nov 2, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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One person writes an opinion piece published in Heritage Foundation and automatically it becomes the policy of all Republicans?
Next, the "Mass plan" has been amended at least twice with a third amendment effort cancelled because the "Mass plan" will be null and voided by PelosiCare.
By the way, how many pages were in the "Mass plan" and how many in PelosiCare? If you don't like the "Mass plan" you can move to another state but if you don't like PelosiCare you have to leave the U.S.!
<quoted text>
Hummm, did you read it? It was a rebuttal to HillaryCare. And when you say "Republicans obviously were not screaming that it was unconstitutional socialism." does not mean all, or even most, Republicans agreed with it.
By the way, just how many pages was Health Equity and Access Reform Today Act? Sorry, PelosiCare is nothing like the Republican's bill.
The Health Access Reform Today Act was a bill introduced by a Republican and co-sponsored by 18 additional Republicans in the Senate. No one screamed "socialism". It was an alternative that was proposed, not a "rebuttal".

Sorry Rouge. Republican outrage drips with hypocrisy.

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#177467 Nov 2, 2013
Libtardian Logic. Heritage Foundation article = Republican bill = PelosiCare (ObamaCare)
And any Republican that opposes PelosiCare is a ... Racist!!!

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

Bristol, CT

#177468 Nov 2, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Hey Wotard, does PelosiCare include "Medical Liability Reform" like the Republican bill did?
And that would magically not make an individual mandate "socialism" any more?

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

Bristol, CT

#177469 Nov 2, 2013
Obskeptic wrote:
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Is that why congress has to implement "the doctor fix" for medicare and medicaid almost annually just to keep enough of them willing to participate in that program wojar?
Medicare? Talk about moving the goal posts. OB has picked up his ball and moved on to a new field.
wojar wrote:
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I fault Republicans for being hypocrites. Republicans flip-flopped as soon as dems decided to use the Heritage Plan's individual mandate.
The individual mandate was hatched in the Heritage Foundation and implemented first in Massachusetts. Heritage lauded the plan. The majority in Massachusetts do not want to see the plan repealed. But as soon as dems adopted the plan it became socialism and Republicans screamed the Mass plan failed. It didn't.
<quoted text>

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#177470 Nov 2, 2013
Justice LRS wrote:
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Nabbed or dead? Are we still fighting them or not? And who's to say what Al-Qaeda would be today if we hadn't kept them running and disorganized? I fully expect a very touching apology from you regarding these terrorists. Go ahead and show your true colors!
You unbelievably wrote : "I fully expect a very touching apology from you regarding these terrorists" . You want me to apologize to Bin Laden? You want me to apologize to GWB for initiating two unfunded unjustified wars that cost hundreds of thousands of lives and huge amounts of money, near-bankrupting the U.S. with no results? You expect me to apologize to Obama for doing GWB's job?

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#177471 Nov 2, 2013
Scrutiny wrote:
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Yeah, the decision to allow troops to land at Omaha was irresponsible. Basically, a few hundred yards of beach, barbed wire, complete with troop and tank abbatis... and heavy artillery support.
Then... a cliff with pill boxes dug into it.
Who ever gave the nod on Omaha should have resigned... and worse.
And with Pointe du Hoc , the French underground had warned the U.S. that the cannons had been taken away. It was fought for for naught, will over 70 rangers killed for nothing.

Interesting, as refers to Omaha Beach. Apparently, no one knew that the bulk of the experienced German fighters , along with near-un-breachable defences, were deployed. It could've been any beach.

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#177472 Nov 2, 2013
Oh, 34 DEMOCRAT Congressmen also voted against PelosiCare. Are they also .... RACIST?

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

Bristol, CT

#177473 Nov 2, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Libtardian Logic. Heritage Foundation article = Republican bill = PelosiCare (ObamaCare)
And any Republican that opposes PelosiCare is a ... Racist!!!
And Rouge plays his fantasy straw man race card again.

Conservatives approve of individual mandate when first unveiled in 1989, Republicans propose it it Senate in 1993 with 18 Republican co-sponsors. Another individual mandate bill, Wyden-Bennet, was co-sponsored by more Republicans (11) than Democrats (9) in May 2007. But not until 2009 did Republicans decide to flip-flop and hypocritically call the individual mandate "unconstitutional," which was a frivolous claim rejected by the Supreme Court.

Hypocrisy.
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#177474 Nov 2, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
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You unbelievably wrote : "I fully expect a very touching apology from you regarding these terrorists" . You want me to apologize to Bin Laden? You want me to apologize to GWB for initiating two unfunded unjustified wars that cost hundreds of thousands of lives and huge amounts of money, near-bankrupting the U.S. with no results? You expect me to apologize to Obama for doing GWB's job?
No, I'm waiting on you to make excuses for Al-Qaeda. I'm sure in your mind they're really sweet folk deep down! I don't think you'll have any trouble justifying their actions! Work on your comprehension, Path.

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

Bristol, CT

#177475 Nov 2, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Oh, 34 DEMOCRAT Congressmen also voted against PelosiCare. Are they also .... RACIST?
Race obsessed Rougie conflates hypocrisy and racism. Pathetic.
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#177477 Nov 2, 2013
wojar wrote:
<quoted text>
And Rouge plays his fantasy straw man race card again.
Conservatives approve of individual mandate when first unveiled in 1989, Republicans propose it it Senate in 1993 with 18 Republican co-sponsors. Another individual mandate bill, Wyden-Bennet, was co-sponsored by more Republicans (11) than Democrats (9) in May 2007. But not until 2009 did Republicans decide to flip-flop and hypocritically call the individual mandate "unconstitutional," which was a frivolous claim rejected by the Supreme Court.
Hypocrisy.
Regardless of what D.C. or the USSC says, this clusterpluck of a bill is unconstitutional. It flies in the face of what this country stands for...FREEDOM. It hasn't even gotten ugly yet. That will soon change. Chaos is what is coming. The Feds do not and never have, had the authority to do what they're forcing on us now!

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#177478 Nov 2, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
And another mental case slips thought the cracks of officials. Sad, very sad.
NJ police: Dad called, worried about LAX suspect
Associated Press
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM and KATHY MATHESON 5 hours ago
PENNSVILLE, N.J.(AP)— The young man suspected of carrying out a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport had sent a sibling a text message mentioning suicide, leading their father to seek authorities' help in finding him, a New Jersey police chief said Friday.
Paul Ciancia's father called Pennsville Police Chief Allen Cummings early Friday afternoon, saying another of his children had received a text message from the 23-year-old "in reference to him taking his own life," the chief told The Associated Press.
The elder Ciancia, the owner of an auto-body shop in southern New Jersey, asked for help in locating Paul, Cummings said. The chief called Los Angeles police, which sent a patrol car to Ciancia's apartment. It wasn't clear whether the police visited before or after the airport shooting.
"Basically, there were two roommates there," Cummings said. "They said,'We saw him yesterday and he was fine.'"
http://news.yahoo.com/nj-police-dad-called-wo...
Even with dad's calls and warnings, why did you expect the N.J. AND L.A. police to locate him forthwith? Would it not be easier to not have sold him an ASSAULT RIFLE? What is the matter with you? How about those two teachers getting killed by children last week? Where'd those kids get those guns? You failed to mention those two incidents, amongst so many others. More guns, says the NRA.

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#177479 Nov 2, 2013
Obskeptic wrote:
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Let's not leave out the American Industrialist like Henry Ford and our manufacturing might. Without the Willow Run plant churning out a bomber a day that ultimately pummeled Germany into submission, that victory in Europe may not have been possible in the time it took us to tip the scales. American CAPITALISM, and the wealth created by it, not socialism and government deciding who and what would succeed was extremely influential.
Yes, Obkeptic, it's strange, isn't it. This formidable Nazi foe, Henry Ford, who made scandalous profits assembling airplanes, fire coffin Sherman tanks, trucks and what-not for the war effort, was an out-and-out Nazi sympathiser until Germany declared war on the U.S. December 7, 1941, meanwhile with his Ford subsidiary building trucks and other war material in Germany that , at that time, occupied almost all of Europe including Scandinavia . Bravo, Ford. And Lindbergh and Walt Disney and Joe Kennedy who loved to undermine Churchill during the blitz, while we are at it.

Since: Feb 11

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#177480 Nov 2, 2013
Justice LRS wrote:
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And what task might that be, Chantilly? Sorry, but I don't pay much attention to your posts for obvious reasons.
Ah yes, you ignore them because you lack the ability to counter the truth. Well done, son. Carry on.

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#177481 Nov 2, 2013
Obskeptic wrote:
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I believe they refer to that as collateral damage Jacque. Even the fight to preserve liberty will have some of that. I must be bi-polar, because that was the uncivil side of me prodding you liberals. Our country is a fiscal and social mess currently, and Harvard and Yale has funneled us our current crop of "leaders" for some time now. If results are any indicator of their contribution, my assessment is that they have failed the people, because the people have been screwed by both parties, as we witness the democrats making the rich richer and the poor more desperate then in decades.
Right. Nuke 'em.

Since: Feb 11

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#177482 Nov 2, 2013
Justice LRS wrote:
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Regardless of what D.C. or the USSC says, this clusterpluck of a bill is unconstitutional.
That could be the most illogical thing you have ever written. That says a lot.
It flies in the face of what this country stands for...FREEDOM.
Like mandatory automobile insurance? Speed limits? Taxes?

LOL!
It hasn't even gotten ugly yet. That will soon change. Chaos is what is coming. The Feds do not and never have, had the authority to do what they're forcing on us now!
Sure the do. You may want to read up on the Enumerated Rights.

It is always entertaining to make you look so silly.

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#177483 Nov 2, 2013
nebka wrote:

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I was wrong about MABUS being the Anticrist it is WelbyMD
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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Coming from an Atheist, I think that is funny!
Please indicate two things :

1. How you've concluded that nebka's an atheist, and ;

2. the 15% proof I've been asking for so long now.

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#177485 Nov 2, 2013
wojar wrote:
<quoted text>
The Health Access Reform Today Act was a bill introduced by a Republican and co-sponsored by 18 additional Republicans in the Senate. No one screamed "socialism". It was an alternative that was proposed, not a "rebuttal".
Sorry Rouge. Republican outrage drips with hypocrisy.
Sorry Wotard, Well maybe because THEIR bill was NOT socialistic while the Democrat one is!!!
And if the Republican bill was identical to PelosiCare, why did the Democrats not vote for it???
Oh, Little Wojo says you are stupid and he wants to piss on your shoes.

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