In the News Today - January 19, 2016

January 19, 2016
  • Tennessee Medical Association Seeks Tort Reform Amendment: The Tennessee Medical Association is pushing for an amendment to the state constitution “to add language stipulating that the General Assembly can set caps on noneconomic damages in litigation.” (The Commercial Appeal)
  • Editorial Calls for Reform of New York’s ‘Scaffold Law’: “The state Scaffold Law costs New York taxpayers about $785 million each year, despite the fact that the average number of incidents involving scaffold-related injuries has declined.” (The Daily News)