160.005D Tort Reform


160.005Tort Reform: The full weight of the Texas Medical Association was placed behind a demand for reform of abusive tort laws, and TMA and the Council on Legislation agreed to develop guidelines for a bill to be introduced to implement the “English rule” in Texas tort law, whereby the losing party to a tort suit pays the legal fees of the winning party (Res. 28O, p 186, I-92; deleted CL Rep. 2-A-03).

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October 07, 2016