See how states cap lawsuit damages to keep unruly lawsuit awards from raising the cost of goods for everyone.
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Simply put, it is legislative policy that reins in excessive lawsuits.
A combination of reforms tailored to the specific needs of each state is the most impactful.
Excessive litigation sucks resources out of the business economy, away from research & development and job creation.
Tort reform refocuses litigation on reimbursing victims injured by another’s actions rather than the extra-legislative regulation of law-abiding businesses.
States with predictable legal systems that promote fair business practices and don’t over-punish attract business development and encourage job creation.
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