Category Archives: Legal / Regulatory
Editor’s Note: This article is the next in a series that forms a litigation finance primer for parties new to the space. For the first article in the series, click here. Litigation is an inherently risky and generally expensive process. The level of risk involved implies that third-parties investing capital into a lawsuit must demand…
The New York Court of Appeals has breathed new life into Champerty, after expressly stating that the once-dormant doctrine retains vitality in New York….
The Iowa Senate granted final approval to a tort reform bill designed to discourage medical malpractice suits only one week after House lawmakers agreed to remove the $250,000 “hard cap” on noneconomic damages….
The Congressional Budget Office has announced that a federal Tort Reform Bill currently being weighed in the House of Representatives could save the U.S. economy an estimated $50B over the next 10 years….
Missouri is poised to become the latest state with a law requiring plaintiffs in asbestos lawsuits to fully disclose claims they may have filed with asbestos trusts….
A Missouri tort reform bill looks likely to go into effect. The bill would narrow the definition of an employee, and potentially help to clarify damage claims in litigation in the future….