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3 States Where Tort Reform Battles Are Heating Up

Law360 (August 15, 2019, 9:45 PM EDT) -- The never-ending tort reform war between trial attorneys and pro-business advocates is set to ramp up in the fall ahead of new legislative sessions in Florida, Georgia and Missouri, where lawmakers will decide whether juries can hear if injured motorists were wearing seat belts or be told of "phantom damages" charged by health care providers. 

Here, Law360 looks at three states where tort reform efforts are likely to heat up.

Florida

Three new justices appointed to the Florida Supreme Court in January have solidified a conservative-leaning high court bench, setting the stage for lawmakers to pass tort reform legislation that is less...

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