Archives for January 10, 2004

Texas Tort Reform, part 162

Overlawyered: Update: Texas lawyers raced to beat damages limit

… The equivalent of four years of medical liability lawsuits were dumped on Harris County courts in the first nine months of [last] year — prior to the effective date of the medical liability limits. This pattern of flooding the courts was repeated statewide. All of the cases have to be defended, and all are governed under the old law, which imposes no cap.”

But it’s not about the money, nooooo……