Introduction to the articles in this section...Three of the articles provide an overview on the subject...The next two articles suggest the desirability of a historical approach to tort reform...A couple of articles focus on the problem of statutory damage and appeal bond caps...A couple of articles question the efficacy and legitimacy of prior tort reforms, both legislative and judicial...The last article in this section, Professor Michael Kelly’s What Makes the Collateral Source Rule Different?, analyzes Paul H. Rubin and Joanna M. Sheperd’s working paper on a “correlation between tort reforms and the rate of fatal accidents in the states which adopted these tort reforms.” The final two articles deal with issues relating to defamation and privacy.
Partlett, David F. and Weaver, Russell L.
"Introduction: Fourth Remedies Discussion Forum,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 39
, Article 1.
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