Victims’ Right to Justice Trounced by Tennessee Legislature

By | Personal Injury

Effective October 1, 2011, Tennessee injury victims’ ability to fully recover the true amount of their losses from the person who, or business that, negligently caused their injury will be limited to an amount predetermined by the Legislature. Relying on the ‘necessity’ of damage caps to bring business to Tennessee, the Legislature recently passed a tort reform bill, saying that businesses needed a way to predict potential financial liability if sued for injury or other wrong-doing. Unfortunately, there is no similar way for victim’s to predict the extent of their injuries. In fact, there is no way to predict who…

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