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TALA: Tort reform is working in Texas

Southeast Texas Record, by Marcus Hohns, October 1, 2013 –

Marcus Jahns

Marcus Jahns

Ten years ago, unbridled litigation against doctors and hospitals had turned entire regions of Texas into lawsuit war zones. Doctors limited the scope of their practices or shut their doors altogether — and patients were losing access to needed care. Legislative leaders and voters heard the pleas and responded with landmark legal reforms, in the form of Proposition 12.

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