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Louisiana Senate Rejects Tort Reform

The Louisiana state legislature rejected three bills that would impose tort reform on jury trials.

All were promoted as ways that could, eventually, lower auto insurance prices in Louisiana. But the legislation also would dramatically change the way courts handle car crash lawsuits. 

Widely supported by the insurance industry for four key changes in how courts handle car wreck cases, Talbot says his bill would increase the incentive to negotiate settlements rather than go to trial and lower auto insurance prices.

Read the source article at theadvocate.com

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