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Collateral source reforms sent to governor

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The Missouri House has given final approval to a key legal reform bill regarding the state’s collateral source rule. By a vote of 95-47, the Missouri House approved Senate Bill 847. The bill clarifies that in a lawsuit, an injured person can recover only the actual medial costs he or she incurred. The bill would […]

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Tort reform bill prevails after Senate filibuster

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The Senate showed its staying power this week, successfully breaking a 13-hour filibuster to pass collateral source reform legislation. Tort reform has proven to be a priority of Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, a Republican from Joplin. Senate Floor Leader Mike Kehoe, a Republican from Jefferson City, described the bill as “common-sense” and an […]

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