Tort Reformers And Trial Lawyers Agree On Bill That Helps The Injured
The new law "supports access to care by producing a fair process to resolve claims," said Hull. "Anyone recovering damages must now pay their fair share of the costs to recover those damages." More money is now available to the injured party without inflating damages or increasing the plaintiff lawyer's fees.
The bill as originally filed was supported by tort reform groups, trial lawyers and numerous business groups but opposed by some insurance carriers. Rep. Four Price, the House bill author, and Senator Robert Duncan, the sponsor of the bill in the Senate, helped negotiate an agreed bill that ultimately received the support of the interested parties and received near-unanimous bi-partisan support in the House and Senate.
"We all agreed the new law is fair, needed and is the right thing to do," Hull said.
CONTACT: Mike Hull, General CounselTexas Alliance For Patient AccessCell: (512) 426-1871Office: (512) 472-4554Jon Opelt, Executive DirectorTexas Alliance For Patient AccessCell: (512) 507-9265Office: (512) 703-2156 SOURCE Texas Alliance for Patient Access
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