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Haley critical of legislative fund

...lawyer.Though her ad claims he's "against stopping runaway lawsuits," Sheheen voted for the Legislature's last tort reform law in 2005, which capped pain-and-suffering awards for medical malpractice lawsuits.

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Haley pays $300,000 for pro-business ads

...award to punish a person or business for negligence, but it got nowhere in the Senate.It would have expanded a 2005 tort reform law that capped pain-and-suffering awards for medical malpractice lawsuits at $350,000.Haley's campaign tries...

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Philosophies distinguish S. Carolina candidates for governor

...are handled and on passing a loser-pays requirement for medical malpractice suits, which would expand on a 2005 tort reform law that capped pain-and-suffering awards at $350,000.TAXES Haley concentrates on eliminating what she calls...

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'Tort reform' a clever distraction

...health care in the country. Despite having draconian "tort reform" laws and the same caps on damages that we have in Georgia...National Bureau of Economic Research found that 'tort reform' laws do not avert physician shortages, nor do they lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/29/op_546148.shtml
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...dead," she said. State Bar to hold its convention this week CHARLESTON - Repealing language in the state's new tort-reform law and a proposal for screening municipal judges will be on the agenda when the South Carolina Bar holds its convention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/23/met_113592.shtml
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Many voters are uninformed about state Supreme Court

...villain this year is the ad hoc Safety & Prosperity Coalition, founded specifically to preserve Georgia's new tort-reform law that limits the sting of lawsuits on companies and medical providers. It's taken hundreds of thousands of dollars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/24/met_101666.shtml
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Lawyers give to judge's campaign

...companies and their agents who support the state's tort-reform law. Mr. Wiggins declined to comment, and his campaign...doctors fearful that additional provisions of the tort-reform law will be ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/18/met_100933.shtml
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